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Judge extends restraining order, temporarily blocking opening of NM horse slaughterhouse

Horse slaughter in Roswell has been stopped! For now at least. ~ HfH From: Tribtown.com By: Jeri Clausing AP News SANTA FE, New Mexico — A Roswell company that has been fighting for two years to restart the slaughter of horses in the U.S. was dealt another setback Friday when a Santa Fe judge extended Full Article

Its a New Year…Basic Horse Care

2014 is here, its time to pause and make sure we and others we know are up to speed on basic horse care. As Jerry says: “Most horse people ...Full Article

Horse slaughter — back again?

Most New Mexicans I have known are compassionate, intelligent people. Like everywhere in the US, there will be those few people who think that eating any animal is “ok” ...Full Article

Horse Slaughter In the U.S.: The Dumbest Business Idea Since New Coke

This is a post from yesterday on Wayne Pacelle’s blog A Humane Nation. Horse Slaughter – Dumb idea indeed! Pro slaughter groups tout being able to sell the meat ...Full Article

DeHaven takes on walking horse industry over soring

For years, Dr DeHaven, President of the American Veterinary Medical Association has been an advocate to end soring. The PAST Act needs to be approved to end this cruel ...Full Article

Protecting your horses from predatory wildlife

Here in SouthEast Texas, where the HfH Ranch is, we recently have been seeing news articles on packs of dogs killing miniature horses and donkeys. Wildlife predators of all ...Full Article

Judge sentences William Kiefer to six months in horse abuse cases

Normally we do not post articles on individual horse abuse cases. However the slap on the wrist for a man who abused over 150 horses which resulted in the ...Full Article

A New Year’s Message from Equine Welfare Alliance

Horse slaughter has been the hot topic of 2013. Below is a message from Equine Welfare Alliance to its members and supporters. John Holland, President of Equine Welfare Alliance, ...Full Article

Horses have been a part of the Rose Parade for 125 years

Hard to believe a New Year is about to begin. As a child, I loved watching the Rose Bowl parade and remember there always being wonderful horses taking part. ...Full Article

Horse owners concerned by deadly virus in Wake County

So far this is North Carolina. But it is important for all horse owners to keep alert about any outbreaks ongoing in the country. ~ HfH From: ABC Local ...Full Article