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

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Tainted feed killing horses at Davie stable

Why would it takes months of investigation to stop the production of a toxic feed that can kill horses? Will they put out warnings and pull any on shelves across the US? Ridiculous. Where is the oversight and government regulation that could have prevented this? ~ HfH From: Sun Sentinel By: Lisa J. Huriash Horses Full Article

Horses are likely related to this animal from India

From: Futurity By: Shawna Williams of John Hopkins University Working at the edge of a coal mine in India, scientists have unearthed a treasure trove of teeth and bones. ...Full Article

Keeping an eye on the Assateague wild horse population (Video)

The wild horses of Assateague are reknown for their beauty. They use this pregnancy test to determine which mares NOT to dart with PZP contraceptives. Which makes sense as ...Full Article

Artist Sculpts a Horse from Molten Glass in Under Two Minutes (Video)

Simply beautiful and amazing artistry here. Gorgeous glass horses made right before your very eyes. From: This is Colossal By: Christopher Jobson In a period of about 90 seconds, ...Full Article

Horse owners must be aware of possible strangles infections

From: Farm and Ranch Guide By: Ryan Crossingham While there haven’t been any more reported cases than usual, it’s important that producers be on the lookout for “strangles,” otherwise ...Full Article

NBC4 Investigates: Champion Horses Sent To Slaughter

After bringing thousands of dollars or more of profit to their owners, these horses are bound for slaughter houses. A mere commodity sold for a pittance when no longer ...Full Article

Harvesting and Storing Horse Hay

From: The Horse By: Karen Briggs The standard method of harvesting hay is to cut the crop and allow it to sun cure until it has a moisture content ...Full Article

Very cute baby horses and a zebra (Video)

For your mid-week lunch time amusement! Baby horses and a zebra! Do not forget that tonight is THE night for great entertainment and wonderful items – Our Third Annual ...Full Article

Second call for nominations for Wild Horse and Burro Advisory Board

I wonder if anyone believes that the person chosen will actually work towards helping the wild horses and burros? ~ HfH From: KCSG By: Lola Bird (WASHINGTON) — The ...Full Article

Roy Exum: Ethics! This Is Absurd!

From: The Chattanoogan By: Roy Exum The scurrilous Big Lick segment of the Tennessee Walking Horse industry has all but ruined the image of one of America’s most magnificent ...Full Article