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5th Circuit Nixes USDA Horse-Protection Rule

This is a definitely a set back for advocates against horse soring. We need the PAST (Prevent All Soring Tactics) Act now more than ever! You can view the proposed PAST Act here.~ HfH From: Courthouse News (CN) – The 5th Circuit struck down a USDA rule aimed at penalizing horse owners who purposely injure Full Article

Vern Buchanan Looks to Crack Down on Animal Abuse by the Government

Rep. Buchanan is well known for his anti-horse slaughter views. This bill looks to stop animal abuse by government agencies. The AWARE Act is a worthy bill – let ...Full Article

Buncombe County balks on horse rules

Should horse owners be required to have a shelter for their horses? What types of shelters are best for horses … or do horses need shelters at all? These ...Full Article

Video – Rare Wild Horse of Abaco in Need of Saving

The Spanish Barb horses are famous for their fiery spirit. The Abaco barb is rare for their unique coloration – including splashed white. There is now only one Abaco ...Full Article

(Video) Horses in Galveston County test positive for Herpes Virus

The deadly EHV1 is right in Habitat for Horses’ neighborhood. We are using extreme caution to prevent infection to the horses rehabilitating from abuse and neglect at our ranches. ...Full Article

Cowboys Never Cry – By Smokey Culver

 This poem was written by Smokey Culver, the cowboy poet, who also is one of our volunteers and works on our investigative team.  He wrote this poem at the ...Full Article

Update on Galveston Island Horse Seizure Jan 31st 2015

Unfortunately one of the 28 horses that Habitat for Horses was awarded by the courts yesterday has passed on over the Rainbow Bridge. Medical care had been given but ...Full Article

(Video) Horses found in bad shape near Beeville

This is what we do – save horses lives. These are not the same horses as the ones from Jamaica Beach. The owners in cases like this are allowed ...Full Article

BREAKING NEWS – Habitat for Horses Awarded All Horses From Galveston Seizure

Twenty six horses and two mules were awarded to us (Habitat for Horses) in Galveston Court this afternoon. They were seized from a horse riding facility in Jamaica Beach ...Full Article

The Daily Pitchfork’s Six Principles of Good Animal Journalism

Vickery Eckhoff is known for her journalistic integrity. This article outlines what good animal journalism should be about. The problem is media organizations often ignore good journalism principles for ...Full Article
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