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AVMA, AAEP enter into urban working horse debate

The horse carriage debate has been raging for some time now. There are those who do not think horses should be used even with police departments. Our urban environs are more dangerous for both man and horse than when we worked together on ranches or in smaller cities and towns. Pollution and hotter summers than Full Article

Lander-area ranch to be a BLM Wild Horse Ecosanctuary

While the best scenario would be to leave the wild horses..wild, an eco-sanctuary is better than some over crowded holding facility as long as it is properly maintained. Of ...Full Article

Seven little girls getting a horse for Christmas (Videos)

Only seven more days then it is Christmas Eve. The stockings have been hung by the chimney with care. And little girls …and boys across the country will be ...Full Article

How Researchers Track Equine Influenza Virus

The study of genetics has not just allowed us to determine how we have bred horses to be stronger and faster than their ancestors, it also allows scientists to ...Full Article

Productive, not reproductive: Birth control experiment under way with wild horses

Any reduction to helicopter round-ups of wild horses would be wonderful. Do we really need to reduce the numbers of wild horses? Also, the long term effects of reproductive ...Full Article

Study sheds light on how humans tamed wild horses

Very interesting article. Wish we did have living examples of the many wild horse populations that roamed the earth before man took a hand in their breeding. ~ HfH ...Full Article

New Mexico AG’s Office, horse slaughter company trade accusations

This is all rather a moot point since the Federal government would need to budget horse meat inspectors if there was a horse meat processing facility in the US. ...Full Article

Ancestry of Heber horses subject of dispute

Wild horses are most certainly a public asset, Democratic Rep. Raul Grijalva is right – leave them be! ~ HfH From: SF Gate HEBER, Ariz. (AP) — Residents in ...Full Article

Be gone, little horse! Blue Ash cracks down again

Why a town would not allow a mini-horse to visit and bring cheer into a community’s lives is beyond me. Justice deserves justice! ~ HfH From: The Cincinnati Enquirer ...Full Article

Riding Off Into the Sunset Years

As your horse gets older, they can still be wonderful riding companions for quite some time. Just like older humans, the big concern for senior horses are tendons, ligaments ...Full Article