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Video – Marsh ponies of Little Horse Island make it through difficult winter

Creating a better managed preserve or sanctuary maybe the answer for these little ponies. They certainly are of hardy stock – being a mix of Shetland pony and Carolina Marsh Tacky. The Carolina Marsh Tacky horse is a rare breed whose ancestry goes back to Spanish explorers in the 16th century. They are known for their stamina and ability ...Full Article

Horses understand human gestures

Seems pretty obvious to any horse lover. Yet until recently scientists had not really looked into the complexity of how horses and humans interact with each other. If you ...Full Article

Roy Exum: Keep Your ‘Big Lick’ Money

There are other ways to bring in donations for children’s health care than through a show of horse torture. Any charity that takes donations from this group really needs ...Full Article

These Are the Cutest Pictures Ever Published by LIFE

The top cutest picture in Life magazine must be the one of the little girl with a mini. Half a century plus later, you can not help but go ...Full Article

Bidders Show Up Hoping To Save Rescued Muskogee Horses From Slaughter

In the US we do not have horse slaughter. Horses sent to slaughter must be shipped off to either Canada or Mexico where they meet a cruel fate. Thousands ...Full Article

7 things you need to know about donkeys

Donkeys and burros are about the sweetest, most protective, under appreciated animal around. Here at the ranch, Paco the Donkey would certainly teach people a thing or two about ...Full Article

NM Senate passes bill to test race horses for illegal drugs

Horse racing is plagued with substance abuse cases. Anything that can aid in the prevention of illegal doping of horses is a good thing. Since horse racing is so ...Full Article

Judge Upholds Wild Horse Roundups

The wild horses’ rights were not taken into consideration with this ruling. Without an understanding of how many horses are currently out there, how can the BLM know if ...Full Article

Habitat for Horses’ St Patrick’s Day Photo Contest – off and running!

Our first entry (shown down below) is quite the looker with a green hat sitting jauntily on their head. Very cute! Anyone can still win this photo contest, folks! ...Full Article

Wyoming horse roundup legality argued before federal judge

Many of the private lands in the checkerboard region *do not* have fences. Yet, these ranchers have expectations that wild horses are to be kept off their lands. This ...Full Article
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