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Awww Cute Baby Shetland Ponies

Good Sunday Afternoon to all! It is time to take a break. Let’s go down to Misty Meadow Farms and enjoy watching Shetland Ponies – good ponies, naughty ponies, and cutest of all baby ponies. Habitat for Horses recently lost 100 acres of grazing land needed to feed our rescued horses! Your help is desperately Full Article

An Update Seen Through the Eyes of One Biologist

Robert Bauer is a biologist whose works have been published before on Habitat for Horses. Today’s article is on the myth of overpopulation of wild horses. He, and other ...Full Article

Editorial: Control wild horses with contraception

Wild horse advocates are facing a new challenge. Either accept contraceptive methods as a tool to controlling the wild horse population or demand that the horses be left alone. ...Full Article

Horses’ Deaths at Aqueduct Prompt New Rules

Over worked and over “medicated” horses dying at race tracks – the horrid state of horse racing. Especially in the mid to lower levels of the sport. Trusting the ...Full Article

Part II: Study shows the value of horse slaughter to race horse breeders

A 5 year old horse being “retired” from racing. We all know what that means. It is outrageous that we allow over breeding on this scale to continue so ...Full Article

Study shows the value of horse slaughter to race horse breeders

This is a very solid piece of journalism by Animals 24-7 in Australia. The relationship of gambling in horse racing and horse slaughter is one that has not been ...Full Article

In cold weather, take precautions hauling horses

Most of the country – with the exception of southern Florida – is really cold right now. We are in the heart of winter. Horses, however, can survive even ...Full Article

U.S. court rules horse association free to reject clones from registry

It should be no surprise that the science of cloning has come to the world of horses. Texas A&M has ongoing research in which they cloned 7 donor horses ...Full Article

Very cute! Devon donkey celebrates 50th birthday

Just as humans are living longer, so are equine. Our understanding of care and feeding for all kinds of horses has grown in recent years. It is wonderful to ...Full Article

Cobalt has a dangerous history for both humans and horses

This is a follow up piece so our readers can understand the history of cobalt as a doping agent in horse racing. Cobalt salts (or cobalt chloride) is extremely ...Full Article