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Cobalt has a dangerous history for both humans and horses

This is a follow up piece so our readers can understand the history of cobalt as a doping agent in horse racing. Cobalt salts (or cobalt chloride) is extremely dangerous to use on horses. Death is a common side effect. Yet, its ability to make a horse run faster, longer makes those whose sense of Full Article

Trainers have horses test positive to cobalt chloride

Seriously, cobalt? Yes, cobalt can be abused. Cobalt chloride makes a horse (or a human) act as though it has been oxygen deprived. This increases the amount of EPO ...Full Article

Je suis Charlie

A BLM employee in the past has asked us to not publish articles. They have told us to not use images of their wild horse round ups. We have ...Full Article

Drought Prompts BLM to Gather Horses in Nevada

How many cattle and other livestock will not be allowed to use the public land due to the drought? Has their impact on the sage grouse been taken into ...Full Article

Is the US Government Destroying the Ecosystem of the American West by Favoring Cattle

Western US Governors have been seeking to remove the wild horses in preference to cattle ranchers’ livestock for years now. These ranchers often are wealthy and can wield great ...Full Article

Firefighters capture dramatic horse rescue

Calling 911 as soon as your horse is in danger, is excellent advice. Emergency and rescue agencies have special equipment which can mean the difference between life and death ...Full Article

Advocates given permission to intervene in Wyoming wild horse case

It will be interesting to see how this proceeds – hard to believe but just maybe the wild horses in Wyoming have won! It is doubtful that the state ...Full Article

The rise and fall of the Belgian draft horse

We do not tend to think of horse breeds as being created for industrialization. Yet, early on in the Industrial Age, back before the automobile ruled the roads, horses ...Full Article

BLM to motorists: Leave burros alone

Stopping to take pictures of any wild animal along a highway is a bad idea. Motorists coming up behind you, especially at night, may not see you or the ...Full Article

Awwww Cute Sunday evening horse pictures

Happy Sunday Ya’ll. We hope your weekend has gone well – we have been cleaning up after a very muddy COLD rain. Time to get some hot tea and ...Full Article