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(Video) Horses in Galveston County test positive for Herpes Virus

The deadly EHV1 is right in Habitat for Horses’ neighborhood. We are using extreme caution to prevent infection to the horses rehabilitating from abuse and neglect at our ranches. For now, no visitors will be allowed to see the horses. The risk is too dangerous. If you have scheduled to see the horses to adopt Full Article

BREAKING NEWS At least one horse dead from highly contagious virus

EHV-1 has a bad reputation in Texas and throughout the US. When it struck recently in Utah, every horse was tracked down and quarantined until declared well, and that ...Full Article

Captured Wild Horses Finally Freed In Stirring Video

While it is sad that Black Jack and his herd were captured at all, it is wonderful that they are now living free of harm in a sanctuary. Such ...Full Article

(Video) Dear Horse, Please keep out of the water…

More strange than funny – there seems to be more horses involved with water accidents in the news these past 6 months. Not just troughs and cisterns,as in these ...Full Article

Texas Tech’s longest-serving horse, Midnight Matador, dies after surgery

Very sad! Midnight Matador was well-known to many Texans. Texas Tech’s mascot since the 1950’s has been the Masked Rider. The horses that carry their mascot have always been ...Full Article

Equine herpesvirus 1 (EHV-1 Virus)

To keep our readers aware of the potential for another outbreak we offer this article for general information, then ask that you search the web for information specific to ...Full Article

Video – I-Team finds serious problems in public land report

Nevada wants to wrest control of public lands from our government (and the BLM). Many of us may think the BLM’s job with wild horse management has been terrible. ...Full Article

Could Canadian horses sent to auction be headed for slaughter?

Kill buyers – those who buy horses to sell them to slaughter houses – are not just an American problem. They attend auctions in Canada as well, looking for ...Full Article

Budweiser Clydesdales travel in style

The Clydesdales are well known through out the United States. Once again, Budweiser has produced a Super Bowl ad with them that touches the heart. This article contains a ...Full Article

EIA Outbreak in California’s Racing Quarter Horses

  From: The Horse By: Katie Flynn, BVMS, California Dept of Food and Agriculture Equine Staff Veterinarian Horse owners are familiar with a Coggins test—that piece of paper required ...Full Article