Welcome to Habitat For Horses!|Saturday, October 10, 2015


10 Learning Theory-Based Horse Training Principles

From: The Horse By: Alexandra Beckstett, The Horse Managing Editor Andrew McLean, PhD, BSc, Dipl. Ed, renowned horse trainer and head of the Australian Equine Behaviour Centre, in Victoria, first presented his evidence- and learning theory-based principles of horse training in 2006. Since then he’s been refining and retooling them as he discovers more ways to promote equine welfare. ...Full Article

What We’re Learning About Senior Horses

Just as humans are living longer due to better medical care and diet – so are our horse companions. It is important to stay in the loop with the ...Full Article

Jessup, brave of heart

From: Galveston Daily News By Debbie Stoutamire “When I am brave enough to say goodbye, I’ll use the wings you gave me, and away I will fly.”— Celia Mcmahon ...Full Article

Latest research sheds light on puzzling horse diseases

Research into the causes of equine diseases moves forward. The better we understand how these diseases actually effect horses, the better medicines or perhaps even preventatives can be produced. ...Full Article

‘Unbranded’ Sheds Light on Wild Horse Issues in the West

UPDATE – This is actually a Pro-Cattle / Anti- Wild Horse film according to those who have viewed screenings! It is difficult to tell from the promotional materials provided ...Full Article

10 News Investigates: Tennessee Walking Horses

The type of shoes Terry Dotson uses are the ones typical of “The Big Lick”. Yet this horse owner claims since he is not using caustic fluids to damage ...Full Article

Carriage horse picks up painting in retirement (Video)

Many horses enjoy some kind of activity to keep them going in their senior years – much like we humans do. What do you think about the methods used ...Full Article

Miniature Therapy Horses Are Just What The Doctor Ordered

Habitat for Horses has miniature horses available for adoption! These horses are amazing in their ability to connect with humans. Check out our horse adoption page if you are ...Full Article

Habitat for Horses rescues two animals in Bay City

The other day we posted an article on The Face of Desperation. The horses pictured in that rescue came from Bay City as mentioned in the article below. They ...Full Article

Toxic Weed Invading Florida Horse Pastures

Every horse owners fears the idea that something maybe lurking out in the pasture that will harm their horse. You can go to your local vet or agricultural college ...Full Article
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