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4 million-year-old fossil horse plugs gap in equine evolution

From: The Hindu Researchers have discovered a new species of fossil horse that lived 4.4 million years ago in Ethiopia, a discovery that fills a gap in the evolutionary history of horses. About the size of a small zebra, Eurygnathohippus woldegabrieli had three-toed hooves and grazed the grasslands and shrubby woods in the Afar Region, Full Article

National Day of the Horse

From: National Day of the Horse Facebook Page Join the event on Facebook and invite your friends and family! The first National day of the Horse was recognized in ...Full Article

Buck Brannaman’s Place of Calm

Dan M. “Buck” Brannaman is a horse trainer and a leading practitioner within the field of natural horsemanship – from Wikipedia …just in case you did not know who ...Full Article

Roy Exum: Decency Versus Depravity

Larry Wheelon chairing an ethics committee shows you the standards in the Walking Horse industry. Wheelon pleading not guilty then is no big surprise. Roy Exum, once again, takes ...Full Article

Congress must end walking horse abuse

Opponents to anti-soring bills continue to sow the lie that no more Walking horses will be bred if they cannot be abused. Ending soring of the Tennessee Walking horse ...Full Article

Dangers of Factory Farms Infographic

Although this infographic might not seem associated with horses, it is closely related. Equine feedlots, where horses are held prior to shipping to slaughter, often contain hundreds of animals, ...Full Article

2,600 horses put down in council blitz on grazing

Eighty percent of estrayed horses are euthanized in Ireland! It seems a microchip program or some other solution needs to be looked into. ~ HfH From: Independent.ie By: Caitriona ...Full Article

Controversial Horse Roping Event Held in Tremonton (Video)

From the Editor of the Utah Trotter: The following story originally appeared on www.utahequine.blogspot.com, and the author was kind enough to allow the Trotter to syndicate this story. It ...Full Article

Gloves off in Texas agriculture commissioner race after accusation that candidate mishandled horses

Driving a trailer around with horses tied to the back?! How anyone could see this as a safe exercise method is ludicrous. ~ HfH From: The Dallas Morning News ...Full Article

Attorney for Tennessee Walking Horse trainer responds to indictment

According to Wheelon’s attorney, those awful animal activists are unfairly accusing him of harming horses. All those horses suffering in pain that were found in the raid, some who ...Full Article