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Tennessee Walking Horse trainer, show judge indicted for animal cruelty

There maybe hope that soring will become a thing of the past, looked upon with disgust. The indictments came this past Monday. ~ HfH From: The Tennessean By:Heidi Hall A Tennessee Walking Horse trainer who has served as a show judge and on an industry group’s ethics committee was indicted Monday on animal cruelty charges Full Article

Animal cruelty inquiry may figure in Dallas review of Texas Horse Park deal

This article is a couple of days old, but its important to keep updated on what is going on at The Texas Horse Park that is due to open ...Full Article

Horse case unraveled on veterinarian’s testimony

Chavez gets off with barely a slap on the wrist. Many of us remember that terrible video of those horses pawing the earth in such pain and misery. Such ...Full Article

Trainer Alleges Abuse at AQHA Competitions

Is it be any surprise for a group that has supported horse slaughter, that the AQHA may give preference to trainers that abuse horses? ~ HfH From: EquiMed Trainer ...Full Article

Please sign this petition in support of the PAST Act, to end horse soring

There have been too many confusing stories in the news about soring. Its really simple… according to the Humane Society: “Soring involves the intentional infliction of pain to a ...Full Article

Witness to abuse: Animal cruelty often borne of ignorance

This is a really well written article on what animal control officers face on a day to day basis. The officer in this article is based in Kansas, but ...Full Article

Lies and Desperation – the NYC horse-carriage trade

The controversy over the New York City horse carriage industry has been building for some time now.  This past election it was one of the main topics of discussion ...Full Article

Happy Thanksgiving from Habitat for Horses

Through the continued efforts of your donations and the hard work of everyone associated with Habitat for Horses, we recently have been able to expand our equine rehabilitation programs ...Full Article

FDA may be last hope for Hudson girl

It really touched my heart that this little girl was able to have one of  her wishes come true – to have a horse of her own. It is ...Full Article

Oldest DNA Ever Decoded Done on 700,000-Year-Old Horse (Video)

It is amazing what biologists are able to do. Under perfect conditions, DNA can remain intact for no more than 6.8 million years. The permafrost where the animal was ...Full Article