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Strange Animals Reveal Bizarre Past of Horses: Photos

As a youngster in school, we were shown drawings of ancient horses. They looked like miniature horses in a way. These do not look like that. More like camels, rhinos… all sorts of animals. Very interesting article. ~ HfH From: Discovery News By: Jennifer Vegas Horses are related to a mysterious group of animals that noted British naturalist Charles ...Full Article

Why the long face? Traditional stables make horses depressed

Most horse owners know that horses are social creatures. They live in herds and enjoy roaming the countryside while communing with other horses. Just going from stall to empty ...Full Article

Habitat for Horse’s St Patty’s Day Photo Contest Winner

Wild Irish Rose, is 30 years old today and the winner of our Saint Patrick’s Day Photo Contest! Allen Warren is the proud owner and lucky recipient of the ...Full Article

Roosevelt park ends helicopter roundups of wild horses

Some good news on the wild horse front. Helicopter round ups are dangerous – too many horses are injured by this cruel method. A little worried about *who^ the ...Full Article

Lawsuit over quarter horse’s clone may redefine animal breeding

Are clones artificial copies or are they more like twins? Breeders are always looking for “purity” of bloodlines. If a clone *is* like a twin – how much purer ...Full Article

Come vote for your favorite cute St Patricks Day horse picture

Today is the last day of our St Patrick’s Day photo contest. Its been a great deal of fun, with some truly cute horses sporting the GREEN! Be sure ...Full Article

Save the Date! Habitat for Horses Adoption Appreciation Day!

Habitat for Horses has now been rescuing horses for over 15 years! Hard to believe that Habitat’s founder, Jerry Finch, rescued “Pete” that long ago. Pete is still running ...Full Article

The chores are *mostly* done…now its time to enjoy the quiet

One thing about working with horses, there are always more chores to do. Sometimes we have to take a break. Relax. Enjoy watching horses…be horses. We will be adding ...Full Article

Horse-drawn caravan ends 2,500-mile trek in Lake County

People with disabilities certainly can benefit by horseback riding. Riding improves coordination, strengthens muscles, and promotes good posture – among its many positive attributes. Then there is the bonding ...Full Article

Taxpayers Are Funding Inhumane Burro Treatment

The Bureau of Land Management rounds up burros just as they do wild horses. The BLM does attempt to adopt them but with less success than the horses they gather. They ...Full Article
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