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BLM Pressured To Bring Wild Horse Population Under Control (Video)

This news story is the type of coverage the average media is doing when it comes to the subject of our American wild horses. They portray them as a nuisance, drinking water and destroying the range intended for cattle. Nothing could be further from the truth. As pointed out by Grandma Gregg on our website’s Full Article

Horse Dies In Infuriatingly Avoidable Accident At Churchill Downs

From: Deadspin By: Barry Petchesky Unless you reject the idea of horse racing, you have to accept that horses break down and are destroyed. It’s an unfortunate part of ...Full Article

Horse owners urged to take National Health Survey

This is taking place in the United Kingdom but is an excellent idea. Hopefully a report will be published once all the data is collected. ~ HfH From: The ...Full Article

Part III – Rescued Horses Perfect Match for Equine Therapy Programs

This is the third part of an article that is being published for the first time on Habitatforhorses.org. You can view Part I here and Part II here. This is ...Full Article

Military Horses Saluted As Humanitarians of Horse Stars Hall of Fame

Starting today, many Americans are off from work for the long Memorial Weekend holiday. While honoring the men and women who have served our country, let us also honor ...Full Article

U.S. Senate Committee to Horse Slaughterers: You’re Not Welcome Here

From: The ASPCA Wonderful news for horses: Earlier today, May 22, the U.S. Senate Appropriations Committee approved an anti-horse slaughter amendment to the 2015 Agriculture Appropriations bill by a ...Full Article

Study: Human Interaction Shapes Horses’ Negative Emotions

It only makes sense. When training a horse – in fact with any interaction with a horse – you need to understand and appreciate the horse’s point of view. ...Full Article

Iron County calls BLM announcement to only remove 200 horses a “joke”

Do not forget that Iron County sent their letter to the BLM in response to the Cliven Bundy incident. The local officials there only want a handful to no ...Full Article

Highland Township woman works to eradicate horse abuse

From: The Oakland Press By: Sharon Greene The abuse and suffering of the Tennessee Walking Horses in “performance training” barns continues and has now been well-documented in the media. ...Full Article

Horse soring preliminary hearing transcript recovered

From: The Daily Times By: Iva Butler The court recordings for Larry Joe Wheelon’s horse soring case have been recovered and the criminal proceedings against him will resume June ...Full Article