Welcome to Habitat For Horses!|Tuesday, October 21, 2014

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A New Mom

This one was shared with us by email. It happened this past summer in SW England at the Mare and Foal Sanctuary in Newton Abbot, UK. ~ HfH Hours after his birth, Breeze was found stumbling around by a farmer. The newborn foal was abandoned by his mother. That’s when the farmer took him to Full Article

Vets forced to put down more than 100 horses at horror farm

In South Wales, RSPCA inspectors found 400 animals in a neglected state on one site. In a separate case a horse owner was jailed for neglecting his ponies. Evan ...Full Article

Study: Some Horses, Riders have ‘Co-Being’ Relationship

The stories I was blessed to read from submissions to Habitat for Horses photo contest this summer really struck a chord with me. The horse and human each were ...Full Article

Horse and rider see America close up

Who has not wanted to take a trip across the US by horseback? Alex McNeil has been doing so in order to raise awareness on Land Conservation. Alex’s horse, ...Full Article

Legislators push to ban horse doping

Horse doping – as pointed out in the article – masks injuries allowing them to become worse, puts both horse and rider at risk, and takes away victory from ...Full Article

TRF Settles Lawsuit with New York

A protracted legal battle between the Thoroughbred Retirement Foundation (TRF) and the New York Attorney General’s (NYAG) office ended at 2:30 p.m. Nov. 19 when a settlement was signed. ...Full Article

Wild Horse Management Suit Bucked by Judge

39,000 acres….120 horses equals not enough land??? ~ HfH From: Courthouse News Service By: Annie Youderian (CN) – The government’s decision to rein in the wild horse population on ...Full Article

Online Auction Planned To Determine New Foal’s Name

I just had to mention that the article below points out that the National Park Service already has programs in place that use contraceptives in mares – with the ...Full Article

Lawmakers silent on horse bill

US Rep Marsha Blackburn regarding anti-soring bills says: “…and could potentially eliminate the entire industry and thus the entire breed.” What a ridiculous statement. The silence of our US ...Full Article

A dangerous horse is tamed by love, pain lifts

As the Scottish philosopher Thomas Carlyle once said: “Permanence, perseverance and persistence in spite of all obstacles, discouragements, and impossibilities: It is this, that in all things distinguishes the ...Full Article