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Interior Secretary Calls For Prize To Make Better Wild Horse Birth Control

The fact that there are over 8 million cattle on the same lands as 40,000 horses seems to be lost on the BLM. Perhaps the over population on public lands is with cattle not horses. ~ HfH From: Oregon Public Broadcasting By: Vince Patton U.S. Secretary of the Interior Sally Jewell calls the nation’s wild Full Article

Bill includes language to end U.S. horse slaughter

The Consolidated Appropriations Act of 2014 includes language that will end horse slaughter for the next two years. Susan Wagner, President of Equine Advocates, says: ‘we are finally on ...Full Article

The horse and burro as positively contributing returned natives in North America

There are anti wild horse people who liken wild horses and burros to an invasive species depleting the West’s resources. Craig Downer, wildlife ecologist, has recently published a scientific ...Full Article

Captivity Deadly For Some Oregon Wild Horses

The Bureau of Land Management needs to be held accountable for the deaths not only by capture but in their corrals (see full article). Humane or inhumane… what is ...Full Article

Canadian Anti-Horse Slaughtering Bill Would Allow Exceptions

Is this not a compromise in the wrong direction for anti-horse slaughter? ~ HfH From: Blackburn News By: Ray Baynton A British Columbia MP has re-worked his private member’s ...Full Article

Agency seeks comments on Wyoming horse sanctuary

Over population of wild horses and burros or cattle being given preference to public lands? So many questions that need to be answered. ~ HfH From: Seattle PI By: ...Full Article

Producing serum from horse blood in central Vietnam

Many people do not know where vaccines and other life saving drugs come from. ~HfH From: Tuo Itre News The Suoi Dau ranch in the central province of Khanh ...Full Article

Stop Donkey Basketball

The article on donkey basketball had been up for all of 20 minutes on Habitat for Horses website when I received a call from someone about a proposed “game” ...Full Article

Surf and turf: Thoroughbred therapy on Cape Town’s sun-kissed coast

It makes sense that water / beach therapy could help rehabilitate horses as it does for humans. Water offers a means of movement with less stress on joints. Shifting ...Full Article

Chinese New Year 2014: What Do You and Horses Have in Common?

From: National Geographic By: Liz Langley Snakes are so last year. As Chinese New Year celebrations start on January 31, the Year of the Horse will begin and people ...Full Article