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How a rescued horse can offer humans therapy

From: Galveston Daily News By: Jerry Finch The cold, north wind chilled the almost lifeless young horses as they lay in the filth of the dark stalls in a Texas City stables. Animal Control and Habitat for Horses employees worked by flashlight to place them on sleds and drag them to the waiting trailers. Three Full Article

Current myths about the Wild Horses of the American West

The Bureau of Land Management’s recent call to find newer ways to destroy the wild horses of the American West have all kinds of opinion pieces floating about by ...Full Article

Teens work through pain by taming horses (video)

Equine assisted therapy for teens in trouble has been shown to aid those kids in overcoming the many issues they are coping with. As our own about us on ...Full Article

Live Feed of Horse’s Birth

There have been so many advances in reproductive sciences that this technique is no surprise to the general public – even if we do not understand how complicated the ...Full Article

Przewalski’s horse: 10 things you didn’t know about the last wild horses on Earth

These small, stocky horses are the only truly wild horses left on the planet, and they have a fascinating history. Here’s everything you need to know about this endangered ...Full Article

Hearing to determine fate of seized horses

24 hours after the seizure, the two horses that could not stand are both up and eating hay. Sometimes you simply have to believe in miracles. These two were ...Full Article

Munchie, Santa and Mrs Claus bring holiday cheer!

One of Habitat for Horses’s helpers “Munchie” aided Santa and Mrs Claus bring holiday cheer of residents and their family members at an assisted living center in Sugarland, Texas. ...Full Article

The Horse that Could Do Math: The Unintentional Clever Hans Hoax

Hans the Clever Horse was not so much a hoax as a testament to the empathetic nature of the human – horse relationship. Hans was indeed a very clever ...Full Article

BCHA Gets the Job Done with Low Impact on the Land

Rural areas still exist in the United States with little access by car or truck. ATVs are known to cause extensive damage to the environs in which they are ...Full Article

Group helps those affected by shooting heal – with horses

Many of our readers will remember our story on Jessica Rekos, one of the students at Sandy Hook Elementary who loved horses, back when the Newtown, CT shooting first ...Full Article