Welcome to Habitat For Horses!|Friday, February 27, 2015

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US judge ‘troubled’ by latest mustang roundup planned in NV

At least there is a judge willing to look at the realities of what is happening to the wild horse population. We will keep you updated on what Judge Hicks ruling is on the BLM’s Pine Nut Range round up later this week. ~ HfH From: The Reporter By: Scott Sonner RENO, Nev. (AP) — Full Article

Outbreak of lethal herpes strain claims five horses in Galveston

So far none of the horses at our rehabilitation ranches have shown symptoms of the Equine Herpes Virus 1. We are staying very vigilant since we care for at-risk ...Full Article

Sunday Funny – Cute Horse Video

Most of the time compilation videos are not all they promise. This one pretty much hits the mark – very funny, great for a Sunday afternoon. Just wish there ...Full Article

Video – Rare Wild Horse of Abaco in Need of Saving

The Spanish Barb horses are famous for their fiery spirit. The Abaco barb is rare for their unique coloration – including splashed white. There is now only one Abaco ...Full Article

BREAKING NEWS Important Meeting for All Horse Owners Around Santa Fe, Texas

IMPORTANT MEETING FOR ALL LOCAL GALVESTON COUNTY TEXAS HORSE OWNERS Town Meeting regarding EHV-1 sponsored by Galveston County Fair & Rodeo, Boehringer Ingelheim and Santa Fe Equine Associates, PLLC ...Full Article

(Video) Horses in Galveston County test positive for Herpes Virus

The deadly EHV1 is right in Habitat for Horses’ neighborhood. We are using extreme caution to prevent infection to the horses rehabilitating from abuse and neglect at our ranches. ...Full Article

BREAKING NEWS At least one horse dead from highly contagious virus

EHV-1 has a bad reputation in Texas and throughout the US. When it struck recently in Utah, every horse was tracked down and quarantined until declared well, and that ...Full Article

Captured Wild Horses Finally Freed In Stirring Video

While it is sad that Black Jack and his herd were captured at all, it is wonderful that they are now living free of harm in a sanctuary. Such ...Full Article

(Video) Dear Horse, Please keep out of the water…

More strange than funny – there seems to be more horses involved with water accidents in the news these past 6 months. Not just troughs and cisterns,as in these ...Full Article

Texas Tech’s longest-serving horse, Midnight Matador, dies after surgery

Very sad! Midnight Matador was well-known to many Texans. Texas Tech’s mascot since the 1950’s has been the Masked Rider. The horses that carry their mascot have always been ...Full Article