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The Not-So-Jolly Rancher

Anyone who thinks the Cliven Bundy debacle is over has not been looking at the news too closely. Politico has picked up the story and written a much more in depth look about this “racist welfare cowboy”. His following number more than 1000 and are growing. They have set up “check points” around the perimeter Full Article

Utah counties suspend wild horse roundup threat

Some humanity is being shown to the wild horse herds left in Utah. The cattle ranchers have graciously (tongue in cheek) allowed the foals to get a bit older ...Full Article

Central Park’s Carriages Saved This Horse

This article gives a description of what happens to a horse in a slaughterhouse, beyond what the public would want to conceive of. So, a warning… this could be ...Full Article

Cliven Bundy Ended My Forbes Gig

With so much misinformation making the rounds during the Cliven Bundy debacle, Vickery Eckhoff was the one voice you could trust that had her facts straight. With no excuse ...Full Article

Summit Focuses on Ending Export for Slaughter

Hopefully this summit will become a continual conversation about the welfare of horses here in the US. With the likes of CNN’s Jane Velez-Mitchell & VP Joe Biden… and ...Full Article

Kentucky Derby 2014 Trainer Accused Of Animal Cruelty

Each time evidence of cruelty against horses is brought up at professional equine events, the people who run these shows make claims that their industry would be destroyed if ...Full Article

Working with horses reduces stress hormones in young people

Horses working with humans in therapy is gaining ground over the past decade. Anyone of any age can benefit from being around horses – they have such a calming ...Full Article

An “Awwww So Cute” moment …Baby and horse…and the fiddle!

Lauri Barr, the winner of the Habitat for Horses Spring 2014 Photo Contest, sent us some lovely photos. The winning photo showed her horse Rhiannon greeting her yet-to-be born ...Full Article

Senate, House walking horse soring bills have a chance

Any bill that leaves the oversight in the hands of the soring industry is not one that will stop the torture of the Tennessee Walking Horse. The poor excuse ...Full Article

Habitat for Horses on Parade

Smokey Culver, Texas Cowboy Poet, was kind enough to be Habitat for Horses’ photographer yesterday, Saturday April 25th, as members of our staff where included in the 40th annual ...Full Article