Welcome to Habitat For Horses!|Thursday, December 18, 2014

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Churchill: Drugs taint horse racing

From: Times Union By: Chris Churchill Every thoroughbred in Suzann Bobley’s barn comes with a story. Over there stands Pretty Boy Freud, who once won on Travers Day at Saratoga but later suffered a devastating leg injury. And that’s Silver Timber, who ran in two Breeders’ Cup races. And here’s Uncle T Seven, whose retirement Full Article

West Nile Virus can Threaten Horse Health this Fall

The importance of keeping your horses vaccinated against West Nile Virus cannot be overstated.  If your horse does contract the disease and starts showing symptoms, the mortality rate is ...Full Article

Wild horse roundups not the best way to control population

Everyone interested in the fate of the wild horses of the United States should write a letter to their local newspaper, post your views on Facebook and Twitter – ...Full Article

Part II Sport of Kings is a killing ground for young thoroughbred racers

By HfH Guest Writer: Allen Warren PART II (Part one was published on our website yesterday, you can read it by clicking here. ~ HfH ) New York state ...Full Article

Sport of Kings is a killing ground for young thoroughbred racers

By HfH Guest Writer: Allen Warren PART I There are certain moments in our lives that are imprinted indelibly upon our memories. We remember exactly where we were, what ...Full Article

A smile for Old Blue

From: Galveston Daily News By: Debbie Stoutamire “Smile, though your heart is aching … Smile, even though it is breaking” — Charlie Chaplin I recently took a trip to ...Full Article

EU to tighten rules on horse passports

While Great Britain ponders trade agreements that will surely send horses to their deaths in China, EU as a whole has been creating measures to prevent fraudulent horse slaughter. ...Full Article

Give your support to help protect America’s horses

This Letter to the Editor was written in Maine, but really ALL of us could help get it passed. Click Here to find how to contact your representative in ...Full Article

Under the mask…

While it seems wonderful for the horse industry on the surface, this is little more than a cover for the horsemeat industry. Notice how the flag is waved on ...Full Article

Update from Canadian “Wildies” advocates

In the past we have published articles from Virginia Fisher keeping us up to date on wild horse advocates in Canada’s fight with their government to protect the wild ...Full Article