Welcome to Habitat For Horses!|Friday, November 28, 2014

breaking

Horses die: Vet says rescued mares died of complications from starvation

The court hearing on the abused horses from Texas City was held this morning. Jerry Finch, President of Habitat for Horses, was there championing for justice for the two horses that starved to death and the other three surviving abused horses. The three surviving horses were awarded to us, Habitat for Horses, where we will Full Article

Omnibus Budget Will End Chances of Horse Slaughter Plants Opening in US

Thank you, Victoria McCullough. When those with the power and the means go beyond what is easy to do what is good… we all win…including the horses. ~ HfH ...Full Article

Former NM Governor Honored For Fighting Horse Slaughter

More political and celebrity attention should be paid to what is happening to the horses of the United States. Former Governor Bill Richardson took a stand against Valley Meat. ...Full Article

Altered horse virus shows promise in fight against Parkinson’s

From: HorseTalk A new gene therapy for Parkinson’s disease involving a genetically altered horse virus has achieved promising results in its first human tests, involving 15 patients. Parkinson’s disease, ...Full Article

Nevada Association of Counties, farm bureau sue feds over wild horse management

As a comment below the original article states, this piece is full of misinformation given by those wishing to destroy all the wild horses. As to why these organizations ...Full Article

Suspect interviewed in case of malnourished horses

Five badly malnourished horses – one hopes that justice will be served. Horse owners that cannot afford to feed their horses need to reach out to rescue agencies or ...Full Article

Hearing to determine fate of seized horses

24 hours after the seizure, the two horses that could not stand are both up and eating hay. Sometimes you simply have to believe in miracles. These two were ...Full Article

Soring Violations Abound Among Walking Horse Industry Leaders, Competitors

The Humane Society of the United States releases analysis of Walking Horse Trainers Association board rap sheet and 2013 USDA foreign substance results From: The Humane Society Following the ...Full Article

Texas City Officers and Habitat for Horses rescue 5 horses from stable

Our most important mission here at Habitat for Horses is to rescue and rehabilitation. What the public may not know is: All rescues are done through law enforcement agencies. ...Full Article

Are horses livestock? DNR weighs the question

Here is another article that goes into more detail on the permit questions surrounding Rains Natural Meats and their plans to slaughter horses.  The question is “Are horses livestock ...Full Article