Welcome to Habitat For Horses!|Tuesday, October 21, 2014

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Back in the Saddle – Equine Assisted Psychotherapy at Habitat for Horses

There is magic inside a horse. Horses don’t know how to lie. Like a mirror, they reflect back the exact feelings that a human presents to them. By utilizing that attribute under the guidance of a certified therapist, a client quickly becomes aware of the psychological patterns that cause a wide variety of personal issues. Full Article

BLM removes wild horses from checkerboard lands in SW Wyoming

From: Casper Star Tribune By: Trevor Graff THE GATHER BLM removes wild horses from checkerboard lands in SW Wyoming ‘IT’S A LITTLE TOUGHER BECAUSE THAT 20 PERCENT THAT EVADED ...Full Article

A Big Thank You – to our Volunteers

Volunteering at a horse rescue can be a life changing endeavor – for both the volunteer and the horses. The work here at Habitat for Horses is never done. ...Full Article

Good Sunday Morning to Ya’ll – Time for Equine Funnies

While its in German and not English, you can still enjoy! Habitat for Horses recently lost 100 acres of grazing land needed to feed our rescued horses! Your help ...Full Article

Dementia patients connect with horses at Lake Forest facility (Video)

From: Lake Forester By: Linda Blaser The horsey smell is a distinct aroma that taps long-lost memories in residents of Balmoral Memory Care Center in Lake Forest. That’s why ...Full Article

Group begins coast-to-coast horseback ride in protest of BLM

Pro-wild horse advocates are also against the BLM’s methods of managing the wild horses but for totally different reasons! We want the wild horses left ON the range. If ...Full Article

One man dead after collision with horse transport

The number of horses slaughtered in Canada is something we choose not to think about here in the United States. It is only when tragedy strikes in a public ...Full Article

Sorry, but the best way to save Dartmoor’s ponies is not by devouring them

From: The Independent – UK By: Ben Williamson Can the animal conservation group who made the recommendation actually be serious? The Dartmoor Hill Pony Association (DHPA) has suggested eating ...Full Article

What is Equine Assisted Psychotherapy?

This form of therapy uses the horse’s gentle nature to help humans overcome their own psychological barriers. Habitat for Horses and Carol Velasquez (Back in the Saddle Psychotherapy) offer ...Full Article

Rampant abuse decimating Walking Horse breed

Speaker of the House, John Boehner, is preventing the PAST Act legislation from moving forward! Contact his office as Speakers of the House by clicking here. Mr. Boehner’s Congressional ...Full Article