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More than 30 horses die in stable fire near Woodstock

As the weather gets colder, we will see more and more barn fires…for a variety of reasons. Too many of them lead to this tragic outcome. ~ HfH From: Chicago Sun Times By: George Slefo A stable fire near northwest suburban Woodstock left as many as 32 horses dead. Authorities say they are still trying Full Article

Proof That Horses Loves Their Babies Just As Much As People Do!

Its Sunday again – and for this pre-Thanksgiving Sunday here are some cute pictures / videos of Mama horses and their Babies. Adorable. ~ HfH From: Little Things‘ By: ...Full Article

Abuse – When do you speak up?

From: Anna Blake’s Blog By: Anna Blake Do you ever get haunted by a situation where you wish you had said something? Mine was 18 months ago. As I ...Full Article

The way you treat horses does matter…

Jerry Finch, our esteemed President here at Habitat for Horses, wrote this article some time back. Its words still ring true today. We all should take to heart the ...Full Article

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 ...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