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While firefighters are often credited for battling blazes and responding to accidents, it's not often they respond to calls involving animals. Or is it? Well, this is New Hampshire. So when the Derry Fire Department received a call at 7:35 a.m. Thursday about a horse stuck in the...

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The Camargue horse from southern France is considered to be one of the oldest breeds in the world. As a result of their status they are allowed to run around the countryside freely despite all of them belonging to different ranches. Spanish photographer Xavier Ortega made...

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There are few places on Earth that are truly free. Those wilderness areas that remain are so isolated or inhospitable that the land will not sustain life. Where visionaries have set aside natural reserves they have been beset by poachers, pollution, and human entry for...

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Sarah Waters wants to keep wild horses wild. That is why the Lake Oswego woman is using her photography skills in a campaign that is dear to American horse lovers: stopping the decline in the number of wild horses roaming the American range. Using a 400-millimeter...

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The massive, 2,000-page federal spending omnibus package President Obama signed today represents months of negotiations by the House and Senate. And while some of the loudest and largest passengers on that omnibus include defense spending, tax reform, and homeland security, a number of critical animal...

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A federal appropriations bill for fiscal 2016 includes a provision that forbids the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) from using its funding to pay personnel for horsemeat inspections at horse processing plants in the United States. The so-called “Omnibus Bill” details funding for federal...

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Early-born domestic foals might have a cool start in life, with chilly winds and even snow welcoming them into the world. But there appears to be a payoff for those rough few months: Researchers in the Czech Republic have determined that the season’s older weanlings...