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Leachman appeals horse abuse conviction to the Montana Supreme Court

People sometimes abandoned their animals when their property is foreclosed on. This does not normally mean the original owners are NOT responsible for them or have given up ownership. Who owns and is responsible for these horses? Especially when there are unbreakable plastic leg bands which meant they were unable to move freely on 5 Full Article

Sometimes Facebook gets it wrong: Eagle Rock horses won’t be euthanized.

Recently a viral Facebook post made the rounds about 13 horses that were to be euthanized. Very quickly, we here at HfH received numerous contacts from people crying out ...Full Article

Boston Globe Opinions: The carriage horses are fine

One of the problems with the NYC horse carriage debacle is the political gaming for real money going on by both sides. While this article only scratches the surface ...Full Article

Connecticut Gov. Malloy Proposes Law To Ban ‘Vicious’ Label On Horses

Horses naturally vicious? Ridiculous. Connecticut Governor Dannel Malloy is doing the right thing. ~ HfH From CBS New York HARTFORD, Conn. (CBSNewYork/AP) — Gov. Dannel P. Malloy is proposing ...Full Article

Roy Exum speaks: Congress 261, Tennessee 1

All of Congress should be included in being held accountable to pass House Bill 1518 – The PAST Bill. Not to forget our Senators – they too need to ...Full Article

Call tomorrow morning to stop donkey basketball in Magnolia, TX

CORRECTION: Charlie Riley’s correct phone number is 281/330-9589 and Magnolia Jr. High’s correct phone number is 281/356-1327. Tomorrow is the last day before the Donkey Basketball event in Magnolia, ...Full Article

How to stop donkey basketball

As many of you know from our previous post, on February 11th a donkey basketball event will be held in Magnolia, TX under the guise as a fundraiser for ...Full Article

Stop Donkey Basketball

The article on donkey basketball had been up for all of 20 minutes on Habitat for Horses website when I received a call from someone about a proposed “game” ...Full Article

Surf and turf: Thoroughbred therapy on Cape Town’s sun-kissed coast

It makes sense that water / beach therapy could help rehabilitate horses as it does for humans. Water offers a means of movement with less stress on joints. Shifting ...Full Article

Paraguay phases out horse-drawn junk wagons

The horses that pull those wagons have endured 95 degree plus temperatures and long hours. Its wonderful that a sanctuary has been created for them by Belgian-born businesswoman Maris ...Full Article