Welcome to Habitat For Horses!|Thursday, February 11, 2016


Aerial culling of brumbies in Snowy Mountains

Brumbies as Australians call their wild horses are a controversial subject. The horses are not native to Australia. Some biologists argue that they are destroying native environs. Others feel that their numbers can be controlled to manageable levels using contraceptives and other modern methods. In Queensland, Australia, brumbies are still culled with the brutal aerial shooting method. This method ...Full Article

13 Reasons Why Ponies Are A Girl’s Best Friend.

Happy Sunday Morning to Ya’ll. After all the rain we received here in South-East Texas the ranch is muddy as can be (thanks to Smokey for the picture on ...Full Article

Pure Heart: The thrilling life and emotional death of Secretariat

Although this story is decades old, it is on a subject matter many horse lovers are still fascinated with – Secretariat. Whether or not you follow horse racing, Secretariat ...Full Article

Feed company hasn’t pulled food linked to St. Helena horse deaths

Whenever a story first appears about a food source that is toxic, one’s breath holds. There is always more to the story. The bottom line of that story is ...Full Article

3 horses dead, lab finds horse feed on St. Helena farm contaminated

More horse feed has been found with cattle supplements that are deadly to horses. The manufacturer in this case is not mentioned. Hopefully more news will come out soon. ...Full Article

Reintroducing wild horses to the steppe will be a painstaking process

Przewalski horses are a rare endangered species of wild horse. Kazakhstan wildlife officials are teaming up with German biologists to give these horses a chance to thrive in the ...Full Article

Happy New Year – Whimsical Horse Videos

Everyone needs something gentle, whimsical and beautiful to start off their New Year. Here are 3 horse videos. One of them has audio problems after 1/3 of the way ...Full Article

The End and the Beginning

This is an article written by Jerry Finch, President of Habitat for Horses, from our current newsletter that we just published yesterday. Be sure to sign up for our ...Full Article

Phantom – his body and spirit can now heal

The call came in early, as they often do. A few counties over an underweight horse needed to be brought in. You would think it gets easier with time. ...Full Article

Video Shows Tale of Horse’s Rescue From Florida Sinkhole

There are many dangers that a horse faces when out in pasture. Plant life that is poisonous – from weeds to even trees can severely effect a horse’s health. ...Full Article
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