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Pictures of ranch life at a horse rescue

It takes a great deal of love and hands on work to bring abused and neglected horses back to health and made ready for new loving homes. We are fortunate to have great workers and volunteers – including Cowboy Poet Smokey Culver, out at our rehabilitation center. Beyond the hands on work he does, Smokey Full Article

This Wild Horse Couldn’t Be Tamed – Until He Met A Disabled Boy.

Horses, even wild horses, have an innate sense of our true intentions. In turn, they are honest with us. This is why Equine-Assisted Psychotherapy is growing in popularity as ...Full Article

Horse care in rural Alaska is often a do-it-yourself chore

From: Newsminer.com By: Julie Collins LAKE MINCHUMINA, Alaska —Some horses don’t mind being separated from their herd-mates. Our old gelding Dropi is not one of them. He’s especially attached ...Full Article

Wild horse study on effects of culling and contraceptives on behavior

Scientists at the Morris Animal Foundation have published their research on the effects of culling and the use of the contraceptive GonaCon-B. Wild horses from Theodore Roosevelt National Park ...Full Article

Horses Forgive Bad Behavior by Humans but They Never Forget

From: Liberty Voice By: Alana Burke Seasoned and smart horse owners can tell in an instant whether the horse they are approaching has been handled, or mishandled. The most ...Full Article

‘On the horse, she’s in control’

Equine-assisted therapy programs are available at Habitat for Horses in South-East Texas. Contact our office at 409=935-0277 for more information. ~ HfH From: Amarillo Globe News By: Mollie Bryant ...Full Article

This Charming Dog That Rides Horses Is More Than Just A One-Trick Pony

From: Huffington Post By: Ryan Grenoble When Steve Jefferys says his dog can do anything, he’s not horsing around. His dog, a border collie named Hekan — as in, ...Full Article

Part III – Rescued Horses Perfect Match for Equine Therapy Programs

This is the third part of an article that is being published for the first time on Habitatforhorses.org. You can view Part I here and Part II here. This is ...Full Article

Military Horses Saluted As Humanitarians of Horse Stars Hall of Fame

Starting today, many Americans are off from work for the long Memorial Weekend holiday. While honoring the men and women who have served our country, let us also honor ...Full Article

Mini-horse rescued from sinkhole in South Chatham

We are so happy that Norton the Mini-horse is ok! You can only imagine the panic when his owner saw a sink hole suddenly open up underneath him. ~ ...Full Article