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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” in the Houston area. It seems that a candidate for County Commissioner of Pct 2 in Montgomery County, Charlie Riley, thinks it would be a great 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

Paraguay phases out horse-drawn junk wagons

The horses that pull those wagons have endured 95 degree plus temperatures and long hours. Its wonderful that a sanctuary has been created for them by Belgian-born businesswoman Maris ...Full Article

A message from EWAs president, John Holland

Below is an excellent article by John Holland, President of Equine Welfare Alliance, on the US Budget and Horse Slaughter. ~ HfH From: Equine Welfare Alliance By: John Holland ...Full Article

Donkey basketball fundraiser in Anacortes draws ire, called off

Stories from the old west often tell of prospectors that refused to go into town to exchange their gold for supplies because they didn’t want to leave their best ...Full Article

Wild horses raise concerns

A county commissioner thinks grazing permits are like property for cattle owners? Actually these permits are more like taking property already allotted to wild horses and burros. ~ HfH ...Full Article

Bill Harlin worries about future of Walking Horse breed

Those in favor of the “Big Lick” have told us in the past that putting a stop to soring will destroy the breed. Now the truth comes out. Far ...Full Article

Adorable puppy falls in love with Clydesdale horse in 2014 Budweiser Superbowl ad.

The Budweiser Clydesdales are back for the Superbowl with the most darling puppy. Time to set your “Awwww” factor to stun. ~ HfH From: Warholian By: Michael Cliffe Budweiser’s ...Full Article

Wyoming Rep. Sue Wallis dies at 56

Pro-slaughter advocate Sue Wallis, lost her life yesterday due to unknown causes. She fought long for the resumption of horse slaughter facilities in the United States. While the article ...Full Article