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In cold weather, take precautions hauling horses

Most of the country – with the exception of southern Florida – is really cold right now. We are in the heart of winter. Horses, however, can survive even in bitter cold. Their winter coats, if intact, will provide them plenty of comfort. Hauling horses during cold weather is a greater challenge. Unable to move about, horses will need ...Full Article

U.S. court rules horse association free to reject clones from registry

It should be no surprise that the science of cloning has come to the world of horses. Texas A&M has ongoing research in which they cloned 7 donor horses ...Full Article

Very cute! Devon donkey celebrates 50th birthday

Just as humans are living longer, so are equine. Our understanding of care and feeding for all kinds of horses has grown in recent years. It is wonderful to ...Full Article

Cobalt has a dangerous history for both humans and horses

This is a follow up piece so our readers can understand the history of cobalt as a doping agent in horse racing. Cobalt salts (or cobalt chloride) is extremely ...Full Article

Trainers have horses test positive to cobalt chloride

Seriously, cobalt? Yes, cobalt can be abused. Cobalt chloride makes a horse (or a human) act as though it has been oxygen deprived. This increases the amount of EPO ...Full Article

Je suis Charlie

A BLM employee in the past has asked us to not publish articles. They have told us to not use images of their wild horse round ups. We have ...Full Article

Drought Prompts BLM to Gather Horses in Nevada

How many cattle and other livestock will not be allowed to use the public land due to the drought? Has their impact on the sage grouse been taken into ...Full Article

Is the US Government Destroying the Ecosystem of the American West by Favoring Cattle

Western US Governors have been seeking to remove the wild horses in preference to cattle ranchers’ livestock for years now. These ranchers often are wealthy and can wield great ...Full Article

Firefighters capture dramatic horse rescue

Calling 911 as soon as your horse is in danger, is excellent advice. Emergency and rescue agencies have special equipment which can mean the difference between life and death ...Full Article

Advocates given permission to intervene in Wyoming wild horse case

It will be interesting to see how this proceeds – hard to believe but just maybe the wild horses in Wyoming have won! It is doubtful that the state ...Full Article
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