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NYC carriage horse ban reined in for now

We can only hope that the new focus on the horses in the midst of this debacle will benefit in some way – better care, more pasture time. ~ HfH From: CBS News NEW YORK – Mayor Bill de Blasio is pulling back the reins on his plans to quickly get rid of New York Full Article

Horse owners break out of the ghetto

The poor health of pastures our horses live in is not just an Australian problem. We have too many American horses which are malnourished and obese just as their ...Full Article

Happy Easter from Habitat for Horses

Here at the Habitat for Horses’s ranch it is a beautiful Easter Sunday. It is our hope that you will have time to spend with your friends and family ...Full Article

NYC Carriage Horses Opinion Piece: Wild Horses

With the BLM scandal still reverberating in the news, it is easy to forget that there has not been a resolution to the New York City Carriage Horse troubles. ...Full Article

Part II – Rescued Horses Perfect Match for Equine Therapy Programs

This is the second part of an article that is being published for the first time on Habitatforhorses.org. You can view Part I here. This is being presented in ...Full Article

Rescued Horses Perfect Match for Equine Therapy Programs

EDITOR’S NOTE – Maryann Peachey-Warren is Director of Education for the Horse Harbor Foundation, Inc., in Washington State, one of the country’s oldest nonprofit equine sanctuaries that exclusively uses ...Full Article

Dear Congress, Thanks For Stepping in to Protect Horses

Pressure must be maintained on our Congress to get the PAST Act enacted into law. For too long horses have had to endure painful “training” practices for our entertainment. ...Full Article

GOP-sponsored horse soring bill advances in Senate

Its good to see some members of the GOP actually backing the PAST Act. This is definitely an item that there is no reason for a party line division. ...Full Article

Houston Press: Feel Like Cracking Down on A-Holes Who Torture Show Horses?

From Houston Press Blogs By: Craig Malisow The Texas chapter of the Humane Society of the United States is joining in the push to pass federal legislation that would ...Full Article

U.S. Navy Veteran Rides Into Legislative Battle On Two Tennessee Walking Horses

Although the vast majority of Americans are against horse slaughter and horse abuse, most are still unaware of the importance of two pending laws that will go far to ...Full Article