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The “Big Lick”: Fancy Footwork, or Intentional Cruelty?

From: Wayne Pacelle’s Blog Today, the Prevent All Soring Tactics (PAST) Act reached a new threshold of Congressional support. Rep. Trent Franks, R-Ariz., became the 100th House Republican cosponsor of H.R. 1518. There are also 176 House Democrat cosponsors, making a grand total of 276 as of now. The Senate bill, which has already passed Full Article

States work to end soring of walking horses

We absolutely agree that enough is enough! Soring needs to end NOW. There is no excuse for this heinous torture of horses. ~ HfH From: The Oakland Press By: ...Full Article

Remembering Equine Lessons Learned from Moms

Many of us were fortunate to have Horse Moms. Moms who woke up early and taught us by example how to care for horses. They made sure we did ...Full Article

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, ...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