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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 the sport, and lots could be done to minimize fatalities, but it’s always going to happen. At Churchill Downs yesterday, five-year-old mare Never Tell Lynda did Full Article

Part III – Rescued Horses Perfect Match for Equine Therapy Programs

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

Highland Township woman works to eradicate horse abuse

From: The Oakland Press By: Sharon Greene The abuse and suffering of the Tennessee Walking Horses in “performance training” barns continues and has now been well-documented in the media. ...Full Article

Horse soring preliminary hearing transcript recovered

From: The Daily Times By: Iva Butler The court recordings for Larry Joe Wheelon’s horse soring case have been recovered and the criminal proceedings against him will resume June ...Full Article

Roy Exum: Horses Walk On Washington

Please share this post – on Facebook if you are on there or via email if you are not. Make everyone aware of the professionals and other supporters in ...Full Article

HSUS Backs Horse Ban Legislation (Audio)

From: WNAX The Humane Society of the United States is backing proposed legislation in Congress to permanently ban horse slaughter in the United States. The two measures they’re supporting ...Full Article

Good Sunday morning to you (video)

Cowboy poet Smokey Culver has been kind enough to take some video from one of our ranches in South East Texas. Its not just horses that we rescue, rehabilitate ...Full Article

Horses being given away could end up in slaughter houses

Just as people are warned not to give away their dogs or cats for free, very much the same is true with horses. Kill buyers do not look like ...Full Article

Roy Exum: Lamar Alexander’s Joke

Alexander’s bill no doubt springs from “dancing with those that brung you”. Shows you what kind of folks he is allied with. May the people of Tennessee not forget, ...Full Article

Should Jordan Valley rodeo call off the horse roping event? (poll)

From: Oregon Live By: Katherine Driessen Less than a year after the Oregon Legislature banned horse tripping for entertainment, the Jordan Valley Big Loop Rodeo is planning to move ...Full Article