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NM Senate passes bill to test race horses for illegal drugs

Horse racing is plagued with substance abuse cases. Anything that can aid in the prevention of illegal doping of horses is a good thing. Since horse racing is so rife with illegal drugs, should it be allowed to go on? ~ HfH From: Charlotte Observer SANTA FE, N.M. A bill to rein in illegal doping Full Article

Judge Upholds Wild Horse Roundups

The wild horses’ rights were not taken into consideration with this ruling. Without an understanding of how many horses are currently out there, how can the BLM know if ...Full Article

Habitat for Horses’ St Patrick’s Day Photo Contest – off and running!

Our first entry (shown down below) is quite the looker with a green hat sitting jauntily on their head. Very cute! Anyone can still win this photo contest, folks! ...Full Article

Wyoming horse roundup legality argued before federal judge

Many of the private lands in the checkerboard region *do not* have fences. Yet, these ranchers have expectations that wild horses are to be kept off their lands. This ...Full Article

If the shoe fits…

Concepts of natural horsemanship has been around for hundreds and hundreds of years. Since the 1980’s, modern natural horsemanship has been bringing up the idea of going shoe-less. Humans ...Full Article

Paco – Habitat for Horse’s Donkey Mascot

Smokey Culver, the Cowboy Poet, is one of Habitat for Horse’s volunteers and biggest fans. Often on his Facebook page, he talks about the day to day life of ...Full Article

Arguments set for Monday in Wyoming wild horse roundup case

The BLM is getting sloppy. Rather than actually determining the numbers of wild horses in a given area to see if there is excessive population, they are now rounding ...Full Article

Diagnosing and Treating Gastric Ulcers

Horses and humans may have something in common here. Changes in diet, activity and stress can lead to ulcers. Like humans, there are preventative measures you can take to ...Full Article

Bad Ranchers, Bad Cows

Cattle damaging the environment? Anyone with any sense would think that would be a given. As Vickery Eckhoff points out in this article, the media often turns to cattle ...Full Article

BLM Seeks Bids for Off-Range Pastures for Wild Horses

Bless the BLM for all the brainpower that comes up with these brilliant ideas. Ignore the budget, pay a bunch of people to round up wild horses, throw in ...Full Article