Welcome to Habitat For Horses!|Tuesday, February 9, 2016

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Folks gather to gallop along beach for special cause

As 3-year-old Noah Moore was undergoing surgery for a congenital heart defect at only 7 days old, a group of horse enthusiasts participating in an American Heart Association (AHA) beach ride in Myrtle Beach was raising money for cardiovascular research in his honor. That was 2012 and Friday, Noah was dressed as a firefighter perched atop a horse clothed ...Full Article

Wild horses could not keep her away: north-west Qld trainer takes on gruelling race in Mongolia

A horse trainer and endurance rider from north-west Queensland is one of only 40 people in the world who has been chosen to take part in the Mongol Derby, ...Full Article

Hyperflexion in Review

Hyperflexion—a position in which a horse’s nose is behind the vertical—became a welfare focus in the 1990s. Over the years it has grown increasingly common to see elite dressage ...Full Article

Assateague Horse Named After Young Cancer Victim

ASSATEAGUE — One of the latest additions to the herd of wild horses has a new proper name after a Phoenix, Md. woman won a contest and chose an ...Full Article

Saturday Mourning

This has nothing to do with horses, yet it has everything to do with them. You being here for them – to love them, feed them, care for them ...Full Article

Meat with misleading labels sold across European Union despite horse meat scandal

A consumer watchdog has revealed that meat sold across the European Union contains less or different kind of meat than that labelled on the products. Several additives are present ...Full Article

Wild horses will carry her: French woman tackles 5,300km Great Divide with brumbies

A few hardy souls are drawn to adventure to experience the extremes of the human experience. When French adventurer Alienor Le Gouvello leaves next week on a 5,300km journey ...Full Article

Federal government begins large Oregon wild horse roundup

Op-Ed: Just unbelievable. The BLM complains about not having any space for horse storage and not having enough money, they give horses to killer-buyers, and here they are, rounding ...Full Article

Casualties of the vanishing West: How monied interests are forcefully evicting wild horses

Chief, a Kiger mustang born in the remote wilderness of Utah, lives with 400 other rescued wild horses and burros in a 1,500 acre sanctuary, hundreds of miles from his original home. Years ago ...Full Article

Horse Handling Techniques for Veterinarians and Owners

Equine veterinarians are at risk of serious injury when the 1,200-pound animals they’re treating don’t want to participate. We know, in fact, that their profession is one of the ...Full Article
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