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Barn fire in Tallmadge kills 15 horses

It is thought that a space heater used to keep a water pipe unfrozen caused this fire. Barns are filled with flammable hazards – any use of a space heater would need to be done with extreme caution. The reason why we post articles about barn fires is that they happen more frequently in the Full Article

Lakeland Animal Nutrition Fined for Contaminated Equine Feed

The fine of $4000 is a slap on the wrist. However, unlike ADM Alliance, Lakeland Animal Nutrition at least recalled their contaminated horse feed, and stopped production of equine ...Full Article

Something wild in Lincoln County

Ruidoso, New Mexico is reknown for its rugged beauty – a resort community sitting in the Sierra Blanca Mountain Range. Wild horses have been roaming this area for decades ...Full Article

ADM Releases Statement on South Carolina Horse Feed Incident

ADM Alliance reports that trace amounts of monensin could get into horse feed after a cattle feed production run has been finished. And that this is acceptable since they ...Full Article

Deadly weed kills Ruskin horse (Video)

Creeping Indigo does not grow through much of the US but thrives in tropical climes such as Florida and Hawaii. Not only was it brought to the US to ...Full Article

10 strange and beautiful horse breeds

Horses come in so many lovely variations – from gorgeous manes, coats with metallic sheens, and unearthly eyes. Much of these differences were bred by us, although some came ...Full Article

Misrepresenting Wild Horses At The New York Times

Vickery is well known to our readers here at Habitat for Horses. Her expose of the Cliven Bundy incident cost her a job with Forbes. It is wonderful to ...Full Article

EU’s move in Mexico a help in political fight over slaughter trade

European Union’s strong move to end horse meat trade with Mexico is a big win for horse lovers. Now, they need to do the same with Canada. Some of ...Full Article

Teenager Talks Of Saving Horses From Burning Barn (Video)

What this young man did was amazing and heroic. So glad he was not injured – except for smoke inhalation. Those 4 horses are very lucky he was there. ...Full Article

Philosophically Speaking: Bless the beasts and those who defend them

We live on a planet filled with living beings. Whether you believe we are the stewards or are simply members of a different species – it is not hard ...Full Article