Welcome to Habitat For Horses!|Saturday, December 20, 2014

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Can we please stop calling wild horses invasive?

As we have said before here on Habitat for Horses, cattle are the invasive species NOT horses. Horses biology developed here for a very long time before cattle every roamed the West. Anytime someone in the news uses the word “invasive species” when speaking of wild horses, please source the article below in your comments. Full Article

Utah ranchers sue BLM, demand removal of wild horses

Angered by the amount of money the BLM used to attempt to remove illegal cattle in Nevada, Utah ranchers now demand that over half of the wild horses in ...Full Article

Meet Malachi – Brand new Habitat for Horses mini pony

This sweetie pie just came to our ranch. His name is Malachi. Just one look at him and you will want to pet him, feed him and give him ...Full Article

Foundation to Protect New Mexico Wildlife Reaches Agreement with Navajo Nation to Protect Horse

Keith Dane, President of the Humane Society forwarded us this wonderful news. Thank you Bill Richardson and Robert Redford for making this happen. ~ HfH For Immediate Release: Contact: ...Full Article

The Not-So-Jolly Rancher

Anyone who thinks the Cliven Bundy debacle is over has not been looking at the news too closely. Politico has picked up the story and written a much more ...Full Article

Utah counties suspend wild horse roundup threat

Some humanity is being shown to the wild horse herds left in Utah. The cattle ranchers have graciously (tongue in cheek) allowed the foals to get a bit older ...Full Article

Central Park’s Carriages Saved This Horse

This article gives a description of what happens to a horse in a slaughterhouse, beyond what the public would want to conceive of. So, a warning… this could be ...Full Article

Cliven Bundy Ended My Forbes Gig

With so much misinformation making the rounds during the Cliven Bundy debacle, Vickery Eckhoff was the one voice you could trust that had her facts straight. With no excuse ...Full Article

Summit Focuses on Ending Export for Slaughter

Hopefully this summit will become a continual conversation about the welfare of horses here in the US. With the likes of CNN’s Jane Velez-Mitchell & VP Joe Biden… and ...Full Article

Kentucky Derby 2014 Trainer Accused Of Animal Cruelty

Each time evidence of cruelty against horses is brought up at professional equine events, the people who run these shows make claims that their industry would be destroyed if ...Full Article