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horse advocacy

Horse soring bill faces ‘narrowing window’

Now more than ever, pressure needs to be kept up on your national level representatives to stop the horse torture called “soring”. The PAST Act and its Senate equivalent, are of national importance and need to be on this year’s agenda. Here is a link to HSUS’s handy look up page to contact your representative.~ Full Article

Horse bill headed to governor

Horses are *not* an innately vicious species. That being said common sense needs to be used when humans and horses interact. Insurance companies should not list horses among animals ...Full Article

Dramatic video rescue: Wild horse pulled from British Columbian Creek

Simply amazing video of a wild filly caught in rushing waters of Trout Creek River in Canada. ~ HfH From: CTV News Vancouver Dramatic video has surfaced online of ...Full Article

Walking-horse industry not ending abuse

We see violation after violation at Big Lick shows… yet nothing is done. Self regulation of the Walking Horse industry will only achieve more horses being abused. ~ HfH ...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

Central Park’s Carriages Saved This Horse

This article gives a description of what happens to a horse in a slaughterhouse, beyond what the public would want to conceive of. So, a warning… this could be ...Full Article

Cliven Bundy Ended My Forbes Gig

With so much misinformation making the rounds during the Cliven Bundy debacle, Vickery Eckhoff was the one voice you could trust that had her facts straight. With no excuse ...Full Article

Summit Focuses on Ending Export for Slaughter

Hopefully this summit will become a continual conversation about the welfare of horses here in the US. With the likes of CNN’s Jane Velez-Mitchell & VP Joe Biden… and ...Full Article

Kentucky Derby 2014 Trainer Accused Of Animal Cruelty

Each time evidence of cruelty against horses is brought up at professional equine events, the people who run these shows make claims that their industry would be destroyed if ...Full Article

Working with horses reduces stress hormones in young people

Horses working with humans in therapy is gaining ground over the past decade. Anyone of any age can benefit from being around horses – they have such a calming ...Full Article