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International joint statements address horse slaughter, rabies in dogs

I have never understood why an organization formed and devoted to the health and welfare of animals can stand by statements such as this, which is simply a repeat of the same statement they issued 20 years ago. Such absolute garbage like, “…transporting horses destined for slaughter over long distances can negatively impact their health Full Article

A Green Horse? It must be St. Patrick’s Day

Everyone is a bit Irish on Saint Patrick’s Day – even your horse! Habitat for Horses’ Spring “Horse” photo contest is all about Saint Patrick’s Day. Take a picture of ...Full Article

Lawsuit says Purina food harms dogs

While not about horses,, this is extremely important to all animal lovers. Note that Nestle Purina, the dog and cat food company, is a totally different company from the ...Full Article

5th Circuit Nixes USDA Horse-Protection Rule

This is a definitely a set back for advocates against horse soring. We need the PAST (Prevent All Soring Tactics) Act now more than ever! You can view the ...Full Article

Laminitis – a crippling deadly disease for horses, ponies and donkeys

It is the diagnosis horse owners dread – your horse has laminitis. Prevention is the best way to approach this disease as there is no true cure. There are, ...Full Article

EHV-1 Outbreak in New Jersey

Equine herpes virus outbreaks are not just taking place in the South and West Coast, it is happening all over the country. Horse owners need to stay up with ...Full Article

Court appeal holds up mustangs return to range

It is not surprising that an appeal was made on the ruling that would have allowed the wild horses treated with contraceptives to return to their home. What needs ...Full Article

Study: Genetic Differences in Racing, Cutting Quarter Horses

Typically we do a funny horse video on Sunday afternoon. This study was forwarded to me …and its fascinating. Any horse lover knows that horses have skill sets specific ...Full Article

Equine Herpes Virus Update

Earlier this month, here in South East Texas we experienced an outbreak of EHV-1 – a virus known to be deadly to horses. The horse who died from this ...Full Article

For the love of a horse…

The life chosen by Mr. Treagood is not an easy one. Now it is just about impossible. Those who still work with their horses as part of their everyday ...Full Article