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Diagnosing and Treating Gastric Ulcers

Horses and humans may have something in common here. Changes in diet, activity and stress can lead to ulcers. Like humans, there are preventative measures you can take to help them. According to this article, greater amount of time being allowed to graze in pasture as they naturally would does help. If not that, there Full Article

Bad Ranchers, Bad Cows

Cattle damaging the environment? Anyone with any sense would think that would be a given. As Vickery Eckhoff points out in this article, the media often turns to cattle ...Full Article

BLM Seeks Bids for Off-Range Pastures for Wild Horses

Bless the BLM for all the brainpower that comes up with these brilliant ideas. Ignore the budget, pay a bunch of people to round up wild horses, throw in ...Full Article

Wild horse population dominates first day of BLM meeting

Without an accurate estimate of the wild horse population, the BLM really cannot move forward with making any population control plans. Simply having meetings over the situation is meaningless ...Full Article

International joint statements address horse slaughter, rabies in dogs

I have never understood why an organization formed and devoted to the health and welfare of animals can stand by statements such as this, which is simply a repeat ...Full Article

A Green Horse? It must be St. Patrick’s Day

Everyone is a bit Irish on Saint Patrick’s Day – even your horse! Habitat for Horses’ Spring “Horse” photo contest is all about Saint Patrick’s Day. Take a picture of ...Full Article

Lawsuit says Purina food harms dogs

While not about horses,, this is extremely important to all animal lovers. Note that Nestle Purina, the dog and cat food company, is a totally different company from the ...Full Article

5th Circuit Nixes USDA Horse-Protection Rule

This is a definitely a set back for advocates against horse soring. We need the PAST (Prevent All Soring Tactics) Act now more than ever! You can view the ...Full Article

Laminitis – a crippling deadly disease for horses, ponies and donkeys

It is the diagnosis horse owners dread – your horse has laminitis. Prevention is the best way to approach this disease as there is no true cure. There are, ...Full Article

EHV-1 Outbreak in New Jersey

Equine herpes virus outbreaks are not just taking place in the South and West Coast, it is happening all over the country. Horse owners need to stay up with ...Full Article