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Protect horses from painful practice

This article is recommended by Keith Dane, VP of Equine Protection at HSUS. ~ HfH From: Richmond Times Dispatch By: Robin Robertson Starr We Virginians love our horses and our state has a rich equestrian history. That’s why so many Virginians share my desire to protect horses from the abusive practice of “soring.” Show horses Full Article

Emaciated Endurance Horse in France Ran 46 Miles Before Pulled by Vets

This should have never been allowed to happen. It can be difficult to tell for non-professionals when a horse is under weight at times. In this case it was ...Full Article

Do horses have human emotions?

From: NewsDay.com By: Steven Marcus When California Chrome appears on the track at Belmont for the final leg of the Triple Crown, the mere presence of the Kentucky Derby ...Full Article

Animal Welfare At Issue in Fight Over NYC Horse Carriage Rides (Video)

The issue of NYC horse drawn carriages is a complex one to many people. Are horses being inhumanely treated? The Humane Society states that according to an independent audit ...Full Article

Before your property floods, protect your horses (Video)

Depending on where you live, flooding can happen any time of the year. All too often people panic leaving their four legged friends to fend for themselves. We hear ...Full Article

Congress must act to end cruelty to show horses

Priscilla Presley is a leader among celebrities for taking action against horse cruelty. She is known for owning rescue horses where they reside at Graceland. ~ HfH From: The ...Full Article

Help Habitat for Horses with our mission – with just a few clicks

We originally posted this back in mid-April. Now is good time for a reminder for anyone who may have missed it. Also of note – we now have live ...Full Article

‘On the horse, she’s in control’

Equine-assisted therapy programs are available at Habitat for Horses in South-East Texas. Contact our office at 409=935-0277 for more information. ~ HfH From: Amarillo Globe News By: Mollie Bryant ...Full Article

Central Park carriage horses debut in film (Video)

From: New York Daily News By: Alfred Ng Central Park carriage horses debut in film to promote the benefits of the buggy industry A crowd of carriage horse drivers, ...Full Article

Horse Dies In Infuriatingly Avoidable Accident At Churchill Downs

From: Deadspin By: Barry Petchesky Unless you reject the idea of horse racing, you have to accept that horses break down and are destroyed. It’s an unfortunate part of ...Full Article