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Oregon’s top court brings ‘personhood’ for animals closer

From: The Oregonian By: Guest Opinion – Steven Wise On Aug. 7, in State v. Fessenden, the Oregon Supreme Court decided that the Oregon and U.S. constitutions allow a police officer to enter private property, without a warrant, seize an emaciated horse who was near death from starvation and take her to a veterinarian. But Full Article

Don’t let Tennessee’s Walking Horse be a dying breed

From: Times Free Press The dust is finally settling from the 76th Tennessee Walking Horse National Celebration and what may have been the worst attended in recent decades of ...Full Article

Sable Island: Should the feral horses be removed?

The gorgeous wild horses of Sable Island have been there since at least the 1700’s. They are a small hardy ponies with a unique genetic line. A documentary - ...Full Article

Native History: To Make Winter Survival Difficult, Army Slaughters 900 Horses

This is a date we should pause and reflect on man’s inhumanity to horses. In modern times, thousands of American horses are needlessly slaughtered every year, we just ship ...Full Article

Act now on horse deaths

From: Timesunion.com THE ISSUE: New York state’s horse racing industry is slow to address horse deaths out of the Saratoga Race Course season. THE STAKES: Undervaluing the casual fans’ ...Full Article

Hurry! There are still excellent spots open on our 2015 HfH Calendar

Just in case you missed our 2015 Habitat for Horses Calendar Announcement – we have reposted it below. However, several spots are now taken. See below for spots taken ...Full Article

Time Running Out – How You Can Help the Anti-Soring Bill Get Passed

From: Horseback Magazine A Letter From Keith Dane, President of HSUS Dear Friends As most of you know, I’ve been working for decades (as have many of you) to ...Full Article

Decline in Thoroughbred foal crop hurting racetracks

With the drop of the “Foal Crop” it looks like the “Harvest” at the slaughterhouses will be down. Don’t quite understand if we are talking about the racing industry ...Full Article

Now for some Sunday funnies – horsey style

It is a rainy Sunday here at the Ranch. Time for some Sunday funnies. Be sure to share your own either on the website as a comment or on ...Full Article

Prison ends wild horse program; BLM must remove 1,100 animals

So many questions…why exactly is this program ending if the Federal Government overpaid the prison program to the tune of about 2 million dollars? ~ HfH From: The Salt ...Full Article