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Horse Health

Recent news in the world of horses

Much has been going on – the trial of Larry Joe Wheelon – a notorious horse sorer; EHV is still making the rounds in the United States – horse owners need to keep an eye on their local news, a bill to bring back horse slaughter and today we received an info graphic from horse Full Article

Equine News Update

Equine Herpes Virus is still making the news. After our own scare here locally right by the Habitat for Horse’s ranch, we were in quarantine for weeks. Oregon is ...Full Article

The Equine DNA Roadmap

The use of genetics to understand traits in both humans and horses has only become more popular as cost of DNA testing goes down and availability increases. Beyond breeding ...Full Article

Nutrition-Related Problems: Moldy Corn Poisoning

Texas is known for its hot weather. With all these spring rains that means mold – especially in areas around the Gulf Coast. Moldy feed is bad for our ...Full Article

Equine Guelph Launches Horse Health Tracker App

Keeping up with your horse(s) health can be a task. We have so much that we do throughout our days: kids to run after, jobs that take up much ...Full Article

Researchers Develop Artificial Equine Skin

While not the perfect artificial skin, it is wonderful that researchers are working on ways to help badly burned equine. ~ HfH From: The Horse By: Christa Lesté-Lasserre, MA ...Full Article

Good news!

Just $330 to go to reach our goal for The Tennessee Walker Sweetheart! Your support will help push us over the top and give all the horses rescued by ...Full Article

Spring is here! Time to get ready to ride.

It has been a muddy winter for us here at Habitat for Horses and very cold elsewhere in the country. Now the sun is shining, grass is growing, flowers ...Full Article

Stray Mexican donkey poses disease threat for horses on the US / Mexico border

Glanders is a highly contagious equine disease that causes painful lung ulcers. During World War II was the last time a case naturally occurred in the United States. When ...Full Article

Does whipping actually hurt a horse?

Is this a joke? Are they being rhetorical? Of course it hurts! If another study with more horses will prove the point to the racing industry – then by ...Full Article
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