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Soring Violations Abound Among Walking Horse Industry Leaders, Competitors

The Humane Society of the United States releases analysis of Walking Horse Trainers Association board rap sheet and 2013 USDA foreign substance results From: The Humane Society Following the announcement of the new board of directors of the Walking Horse Trainers Association, The Humane Society of the United States released research into the board members’ Full Article

Texas City Officers and Habitat for Horses rescue 5 horses from stable

Our most important mission here at Habitat for Horses is to rescue and rehabilitation. What the public may not know is: All rescues are done through law enforcement agencies. ...Full Article

The horse whisperers – Gujarat Police Horses

It is good and interesting to see gentle horse training methods used throughout the world. ~ HfH From: Times of India By: Parth Shastri AHMEDABAD: Task masters of Gujarat ...Full Article

Roy Exum: A Horse Trainer’s Letter

Tennessee Republicans need to wake up and realize that the public will not forget who they chose as their bedfellows when it comes time to vote. The Big Lick ...Full Article

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 ...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