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Priests Bless Horses on St. Stephen’s Day

Here in the United States many churches bless all sorts of animals on the saint day for Saint Francis of Assissi. A church in Connecticut would even have locals bring their work horses to church to be blessed on that day. St Stephen is the actual saint of horses in many Christian churches. It is said he tamed a ...Full Article

A Final Ride: 93-year-old back in the saddle one last time

Horse lovers everywhere understand Eleanor Killerlain’s wish – to be in the saddle just one more time. It is so sweet that the people who love her, helped her ...Full Article

Horse Rescue Operators Share Christmas Wish Lists

Habitat for Horse’s President, Jerry Finch, shares with The Horse our Christmas Wish List. It maybe Christmas Day, but its never too late to give a gift! ~ HfH ...Full Article

Merry Christmas…and just maybe an even Happier New Year

Christmas Day, 2014. It’s a quiet, peaceful day, a day that leads to reflection, and perhaps a bit of introspection. Things are far different than they were 12 months ...Full Article

Spreading a little Christmas cheer with his horses and a wave

It is always wonderful to see people keeping up the spirit of the holidays. Haflingers are wonderful horses – its great to see them showcased in such a wonderful ...Full Article

Merry Christmas, Tumbler

Tumbler came to Habitat for Horses two years ago, just a couple of weeks shy of Christmas. A seven year old stallion, he was found underweight and in need ...Full Article

Good Horse Keeping and Other Advice From Equine Rescuers

Jerry Finch, President and Founder of Habitat for Horses, appears in this morning’s article in The Horse – a well known equine health care guide website. Who better to ...Full Article

World War One at Home: Jimmy – the war donkey?

Whether or no Jimmy was a war donkey, he did a great deal of good in his life. A wonderful story about an exceptional donkey. ~ HfH From: BBC ...Full Article

Christmas Horses!

It’s the Holiday Season! Just a couple of more days before Santa arrives with all his goodies in tow. Our staff and volunteers are as busy as Santa’s elves. ...Full Article

Young Riders Care For Horses Dying From Tainted Feed (Audio)

It is heart breaking. There is no antidote for Monensin poisoning. These girls are so sweet and brave to stay by their horses’ sides during this trying time. Our ...Full Article
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