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Wild horse advocates fighting government roundups to cull overpopulated herds

Once again, cattle owners look to misinform the public placing wild horses in direct competition for land and water when they are not – both legally and literally. Overall, the numbers of cattle are far more and do much more damage to the land’s their owners lease from the government than the wild horses. And Full Article

Stop horse “soring” – Write your newspaper, your Congressman, and share on Facebook

Pressure needs to be kept up get approval for the PAST Act and end once and for all the inhumane practice of horse soring. One woman, Elizabeth Hansen of ...Full Article

Bill de Blasio takes on Teamsters and Liam Neeson

From: The Guardian By: Edward Helmore Bill de Blasio takes on Teamsters and Liam Neeson as he tries to ban New York’s horse carriages The city mayor’s stand on ...Full Article

VIDEO: Baby Horse Learns To Walk Again

Here is your Sunday “Awwwwwwwww – so cute!” story. Next Sunday we would love to feature one of *your* horse stories, pictures, and/or videos for our Sunday “Feel Good” ...Full Article

LTE: Stop abusive practice of “soring”

We often publish articles on the horrible practice of horse soring. Not too often is there a description that will allow the reader to easily understand what is taking ...Full Article

Protect horses from painful practice

This article is recommended by Keith Dane, VP of Equine Protection at HSUS. ~ HfH From: Richmond Times Dispatch By: Robin Robertson Starr We Virginians love our horses and ...Full Article

Emaciated Endurance Horse in France Ran 46 Miles Before Pulled by Vets

This should have never been allowed to happen. It can be difficult to tell for non-professionals when a horse is under weight at times. In this case it was ...Full Article

Do horses have human emotions?

From: NewsDay.com By: Steven Marcus When California Chrome appears on the track at Belmont for the final leg of the Triple Crown, the mere presence of the Kentucky Derby ...Full Article

Animal Welfare At Issue in Fight Over NYC Horse Carriage Rides (Video)

The issue of NYC horse drawn carriages is a complex one to many people. Are horses being inhumanely treated? The Humane Society states that according to an independent audit ...Full Article

Depressed goat ends 6-day hunger strike after reunion with donkey BFF (Video)

Smokey Culver, the Cowboy Poet that Habitat for Horse’s is blessed to have as a friend shared this with us. We usually save good news stories for Sunday but ...Full Article