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Disaster Preparedness: Barn Fires

Rather than post another story about barn fires, let us instead talk about how to prevent barn fires. One of our Facebook followers suggested using Equisearch to find out more about barn fire prevention. Here is an article by the Humane Society. One really good suggestion is to work with your horses to get them Full Article

Barn fire in Tallmadge kills 15 horses

It is thought that a space heater used to keep a water pipe unfrozen caused this fire. Barns are filled with flammable hazards – any use of a space ...Full Article

Something wild in Lincoln County

Ruidoso, New Mexico is reknown for its rugged beauty – a resort community sitting in the Sierra Blanca Mountain Range. Wild horses have been roaming this area for decades ...Full Article

ADM Releases Statement on South Carolina Horse Feed Incident

ADM Alliance reports that trace amounts of monensin could get into horse feed after a cattle feed production run has been finished. And that this is acceptable since they ...Full Article

Deadly weed kills Ruskin horse (Video)

Creeping Indigo does not grow through much of the US but thrives in tropical climes such as Florida and Hawaii. Not only was it brought to the US to ...Full Article

10 strange and beautiful horse breeds

Horses come in so many lovely variations – from gorgeous manes, coats with metallic sheens, and unearthly eyes. Much of these differences were bred by us, although some came ...Full Article

Misrepresenting Wild Horses At The New York Times

Vickery is well known to our readers here at Habitat for Horses. Her expose of the Cliven Bundy incident cost her a job with Forbes. It is wonderful to ...Full Article

EU’s move in Mexico a help in political fight over slaughter trade

European Union’s strong move to end horse meat trade with Mexico is a big win for horse lovers. Now, they need to do the same with Canada. Some of ...Full Article

Teenager Talks Of Saving Horses From Burning Barn (Video)

What this young man did was amazing and heroic. So glad he was not injured – except for smoke inhalation. Those 4 horses are very lucky he was there. ...Full Article

Philosophically Speaking: Bless the beasts and those who defend them

We live on a planet filled with living beings. Whether you believe we are the stewards or are simply members of a different species – it is not hard ...Full Article