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Court allows warrantless seizure of starving horse

Playing by the rules is a must for both equine rescues and law enforcement. If not done correctly, a case of severe neglect can be thrown out and the horses returned to the owner to suffer again. This Oregon case is an example, and a caution – do it right the first time. Far too Full Article

Florida Horsemen Oppose Furosemide Ban

Furosemide (Lasix) is diuretic that has long been abused by both humans and horses to mask other illegal drug use. ~ HfH From: The Blood-Horse In response to a ...Full Article

New Connecticut Law Declares Horses Not Naturally Vicious

When the Connecticut Supreme Court ruled that horses were naturally vicious, the large population of horse owners there (and Connecticut does love it horses) rallied for justice on behalf ...Full Article

BLM Wild Horse, Burro Advisory Board Meeting Set for Aug. 25

From: The Horse The Bureau of Land Management’s (BLM) National Wild Horse and Burro Advisory Board will meet for one day in August in Riverton, Wyoming, to discuss issues ...Full Article

Tennessee Walking Horse ‘Dutch’ saved from slaughter

How ridiculous to say that HSUS would make a false claim about a Tennessee Walking Horse! Dutch is the perfect spokes-animal – his suffering is why the PAST Act ...Full Article

Watch: Terrified horse rescued from canal in Coseley

No matter where in the world, abandoning horses in city green spaces is cruel. Many civilized countries have equine rescues that will offer advice and / or assistance for ...Full Article

Congress should work together to prohibit abuse of show horses

Rep. Whitfield is still fighting to get the PAST Act through Congress. May his colleagues read this and join in on supporting HR 1518. ~ HfH From: The Hill ...Full Article

Sagebrush Ranch horses moving on to happier trails (Video)

It is so sad that one horse had to die before they were rescued. We can only hope justice will be served. We here at Habitat for Horses rescue ...Full Article

Whitfield releases document showing names on ethics complaint

From: The Jackson Sun By: Paul C Barton WASHINGTON – Rep. Ed Whitfield released a redacted document Tuesday showing how the complaint filed against him with the House Ethics ...Full Article

Amazing reunion between local woman and her horse (Video)

From: Channel 13 ABC By: Lissa Guyton An update to a story we first brought you last week. Charges are expected to be filed Tuesday against the owner of ...Full Article