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Teaching An Old Mule New Tricks

This is an audio story about a competition celebrating the mule! ~ HfH From: Here & Now WBUR By: Jacob McClelan Mules are intelligent. Some research suggests they are smarter than both horses and donkeys. In the South and Midwest, some handlers put their mules’ skills to the test in mule jumping competitions. As Harvest Full Article

Animal Cruelty Will Soon Be A Top Tier Felony

Finally, the same extensive databases that homicides detectives tap into will be created for investigators to use for animal cruelty cases. As the article states below, it will take ...Full Article

48 Million Year Old Descendant of the Horse Roamed India

It is simply amazing how scientists are better able to take a fossil and extract from that bit of evidence what type of animal it came from. There is ...Full Article

Video – The Path of the Horse

Humans and horses lives have been intertwined since mankind developed civilization. Our approach to working with horses generally has been one of Master and Servant. The horse does what ...Full Article

Christmas is just around the corner – a gift for yourself and your 4-legged friend

Christmas is indeed less than 10 weeks away. Time certainly flies, and our lives will only get busier as the season approaches. A simple, beautiful gift for your horse ...Full Article

Small horses, big possibilities

From: Ocala StarBanner By: Carlos E. Medina Miniature horses are more than just a novelty. To those who love them, they are a passion. In horse-centric Marion County, the ...Full Article

Hollis, the baby donkey, October 12th update

So far so good. Baby Hollis and his Mama are at the Texas A & M Large Animal Veterinary School Hospital. They are resting in the ICU Ward where ...Full Article

The Difference Between Regular People and Horse People

It is Sunday once again. Here is a video that is SPOT ON. Horse people make the world go ’round. One note – I would have used a farrier ...Full Article

A miracle For Hollis, the baby donkey.

That is exactly what Hollis needs – a miracle. The baby donkey has been fighting for his life since shortly after his birth. The doctors at Texas A&M are ...Full Article

Thoroughbred Champion Cigar Dies Following Surgery

Cigar was a very famous racing champion who developed, as many horses do, a form of osteoarthritis – an incurable progressive disease. Surgery, even the simplest ones, can be ...Full Article