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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 Malloy (CNN) — Horse-drawn carriages could soon be a thing of the past in New York City’s Central Park after Mayor-elect Bill de Blasio announced plans 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

2013 the Year of Chimps and Horses in Congress

Below are a few excerpts from an article on Animals and Politics. As we here at HfH know, it has been a very active year in Equine Legislation news ...Full Article

Placerville Woman’s Horse Survives Bizarre Accident (Video)

Just as you and I can slip on snow and ice, so can our equine friends. Be sure to check on them! ~ HfH From: CBS Sacramento By: Anjali ...Full Article

Roy Exum: A Horse Doctor’s Letter

According to Dr. Haffner, as long as there is the love of the Big Lick, there will be soring. It is time we appreciate the Tennessee Walker for its ...Full Article

New Mexico ranked as tops in animal abuse

Sound laws and a fair justice system is what makes a society civilized. States where there are fewer laws protecting animals will only serve those who wish to do ...Full Article

Horse cloning coming down the stretch

AQHA will not register cloned horses. As the science of cloning progresses, all equine sports will need to make the decision of whether or not horse cloning should be ...Full Article