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horse advocacy

Its a New Year…Basic Horse Care

2014 is here, its time to pause and make sure we and others we know are up to speed on basic horse care. As Jerry says: “Most horse people would be amazed and somewhat disgusted with the lack of basic horse care knowledge of some horse owners. Many of our investigations are solved by informing Full Article

DeHaven takes on walking horse industry over soring

For years, Dr DeHaven, President of the American Veterinary Medical Association has been an advocate to end soring. The PAST Act needs to be approved to end this cruel ...Full Article

Protecting your horses from predatory wildlife

Here in SouthEast Texas, where the HfH Ranch is, we recently have been seeing news articles on packs of dogs killing miniature horses and donkeys. Wildlife predators of all ...Full Article

Judge sentences William Kiefer to six months in horse abuse cases

Normally we do not post articles on individual horse abuse cases. However the slap on the wrist for a man who abused over 150 horses which resulted in the ...Full Article

Horse owners concerned by deadly virus in Wake County

So far this is North Carolina. But it is important for all horse owners to keep alert about any outbreaks ongoing in the country. ~ HfH From: ABC Local ...Full Article

de Blasio: Central Park’s horse-drawn carriages should ride into history

It is interesting to note that the Teamster’s Union, which represents the carriage drivers among its many labor groups, endorsed Bill de Blasio. ~ HfH From: CNN By: Allie ...Full Article

New York City’s strange political brawl over carriage horses

Stephen Nislick’s philanthropic motives may or may not be real (the real estate in this issue is worth a great deal of money), but the carriage horses effected are. ...Full Article

Hammer needs your help

It seemed strange to look through the door of stall one and not see Hammer laying down in the thick shavings. That had been his home for the last ...Full Article

Presley seeks to revoke walking horse contest trophy

Most Americans are unaware of what “soring” is. Perhaps if more celebrities, like Priscilla Presley, raised their voices then the Tennessee Walker would no longer suffer. ~ HfH From: ...Full Article

Now for some extra horsey holiday spirit! Videos!

Chances are the kids have been up for hours now playing with their gifts from Santa, most of the Christmas wrapping mess is in the trash or pushed to ...Full Article