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Case Studies

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 in North Dakota were studied for a year before and after no-kill culling and treatment of specific mares with contraceptives. Culling was found to have a 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

The Ranch at Big Bend

Smokey Culver is more than a cowboy poet…he helps us out at Habitat for Horses doing a variety of tasks including gathering horses to bring back for rehoming. In ...Full Article

Read this before you use that horse manure

Spring has finally sprung. Its been a long winter here in SE Texas. Many of us already have our gardens going …knowing that the Texas summer heat is right ...Full Article

Interesting donkey facts

Recently Smokey Culver has been sharing some wonderful pictures out at our Hitchcock, Texas ranch on Facebook, including a picture of two of our fabulous donkeys: Sunday and Joseph. ...Full Article