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Dallas Entrusted its $11 Million Horse Park to a Man Accused of Mistreating Horses

From: Dallas Observer Blog By: Eric Nicholson Sitting on 19 acres of Collin County pastureland, Storybook Ranch is part nonprofit, part for-profit kids camp and dude ranch, with horseback riding, a petting zoo, and a faux-Western saloon — a place where exurbanites can indulge in their nostalgia for a simpler time. And that’s the feel Full Article

Keep your horse safe during a natural disaster

The Homes for Horses coalition offers advice for horse owners to prepare for emergencies. (Habitat for Horses is a member of Homes for Horses Coalition – HfH Webmistress) From: ...Full Article

Carriage rides offer peace to disabled veterans

Volunteers organize carriage trips at Vets home From: Napa Valley Register By: Rosemarie Kempton YOUNTVILLE — Jack and Jake waited obediently in front of Holderman Hospital, located on the ...Full Article

Dirty little secret: Canada’s slaughter industry under fire

Star reporters tail a transport truck filled with horses bought at a U.S. ‘kill’ auction, bound for slaughter – and dinner – in Quebec. From: The Toronto Star By: ...Full Article

WATCH: Okanagan horse slaughter plant open for business

Westwold – A canoe resident is organizing protest of horse slaughter at a newly opened plant in Westwold — KML Meat Processors Ltd. If you are unable to view ...Full Article

Montanans rally to help after devastating blizzard hits S.D. ranchers

From: KTVQ.com By: Keele Smith BOZEMAN – A Bozeman non-profit is asking for donations to help South Dakota ranchers recover from an early October blizzard. The blizzard dumped as ...Full Article

Horse Health Prevention & Wellness: It Ain’t Sexy But It Works

This article is soooo good. It is long, but really needs to be read in full. Be sure to click on the Continue Reading link at the bottom! From: ...Full Article

South Dakota staggers under early blizzard

From: WorldMag.com By: Jill Nelson One of the worst blizzards in South Dakota history plowed through the region during the first weekend of October, leaving a wake of destruction ...Full Article

Yakama maintain wild horse race tradition

From: Native Times By: ERIKA SCHULTZ, The Seattle Times WHITE SWAN, Wash. (AP) – Teams from around the Northwest, including Washington and Oregon, took part this weekend in the ...Full Article

Ecoterrorist pleads guilty, but won’t snitch on ‘the Family’

From: The LA Times By: Matt Pearce They were called “the Family,” and if you were a member, you could never tell the police who else was. In 1997, ...Full Article