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Dental exams for horses keep them in grass all year round

Horse health must include dental care. Without proper dental care, horses can experience pain, weight-loss, and a compromised immune system. If you having difficulty affording your horse’s dental care, try checking out veterinary schools, local colleges with animal husbandry programs or ask your local vet for any agencies that could help. ~ HfH From: Union Full Article

Margaretville school district considers canceling ‘donkey basketball’ game

Donkey Basketball is an event where donkeys are abused. The donkeys are dragged, their ears are pulled – they are mistreated by participants with little or no previous donkey ...Full Article

Horse slaughter and rampant violations continue despite EU ban on Mexican horse meat

It was understood that it would take some time for the flow of horse meat from Mexico to the EU to come to a halt. Explanation should be given ...Full Article

Committee hears bill on state control of federal land in MT

Montana is not the only US state out there trying to wrest control of lands managed by the BLM. Utah, Wyoming and Nevada also are looking to do the ...Full Article

Video – Marsh ponies of Little Horse Island make it through difficult winter

Creating a better managed preserve or sanctuary maybe the answer for these little ponies. They certainly are of hardy stock – being a mix of Shetland pony and Carolina ...Full Article

Horses understand human gestures

Seems pretty obvious to any horse lover. Yet until recently scientists had not really looked into the complexity of how horses and humans interact with each other. If you ...Full Article

Roy Exum: Keep Your ‘Big Lick’ Money

There are other ways to bring in donations for children’s health care than through a show of horse torture. Any charity that takes donations from this group really needs ...Full Article

These Are the Cutest Pictures Ever Published by LIFE

The top cutest picture in Life magazine must be the one of the little girl with a mini. Half a century plus later, you can not help but go ...Full Article

Bidders Show Up Hoping To Save Rescued Muskogee Horses From Slaughter

In the US we do not have horse slaughter. Horses sent to slaughter must be shipped off to either Canada or Mexico where they meet a cruel fate. Thousands ...Full Article

7 things you need to know about donkeys

Donkeys and burros are about the sweetest, most protective, under appreciated animal around. Here at the ranch, Paco the Donkey would certainly teach people a thing or two about ...Full Article