Welcome to Habitat For Horses!|Tuesday, September 23, 2014

Case Studies

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. Executive Director of Habitat for Horses, Rebecca Williams went with Munchie. Everyone loved seeing Sir Munchkin – a crowd quickly flocked around the wee mini pony. 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

Metro Meteor – The horse who picked up a paintbrush

Its good to see a story with a happy ending on this Thanksgiving Day. Be sure to click on the link at the end to listen to the article ...Full Article

A New Mom

This one was shared with us by email. It happened this past summer in SW England at the Mare and Foal Sanctuary in Newton Abbot, UK. ~ HfH Hours ...Full Article

Study: Some Horses, Riders have ‘Co-Being’ Relationship

The stories I was blessed to read from submissions to Habitat for Horses photo contest this summer really struck a chord with me. The horse and human each were ...Full Article

Horse and rider see America close up

Who has not wanted to take a trip across the US by horseback? Alex McNeil has been doing so in order to raise awareness on Land Conservation. Alex’s horse, ...Full Article

Gentle method of horse training can work with relating to people

From: MySanAntonio.com By: Roy Bragg COMFORT — Cinnamon, a 24-year-old mare who’s blind in her right eye, stood alone in the corner of a corral on a Hill Country ...Full Article

Goat decides to guide blind horse for 16 years (Video)

A really touching video about a woman who owns a goat and a horse, and the beautiful relationship that develops between the two animals. From: AmericaBlog By: John Aravosis ...Full Article