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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 for the NYC Mayoral race.  Here is an article on why the carriage rides need to be stopped. ~ HfH From: Carriage Horses NYC Blog New 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

Animals Were Harmed

Detailed and with no punches held back, abuses to animals by the movie industry are given in this article with copies of emails and letters as documentation. It seems ...Full Article

Roy Exum: Horseman’s Leap Of Faith

From: The Chattanoogan By: Roy Exum Back in July I got a deeply-touching letter from a horseman who had finally had enough of the sleazy side of the Tennessee ...Full Article

Vets forced to put down more than 100 horses at horror farm

In South Wales, RSPCA inspectors found 400 animals in a neglected state on one site. In a separate case a horse owner was jailed for neglecting his ponies. Evan ...Full Article

Legislators push to ban horse doping

Horse doping – as pointed out in the article – masks injuries allowing them to become worse, puts both horse and rider at risk, and takes away victory from ...Full Article

TRF Settles Lawsuit with New York

A protracted legal battle between the Thoroughbred Retirement Foundation (TRF) and the New York Attorney General’s (NYAG) office ended at 2:30 p.m. Nov. 19 when a settlement was signed. ...Full Article

Online Auction Planned To Determine New Foal’s Name

I just had to mention that the article below points out that the National Park Service already has programs in place that use contraceptives in mares – with the ...Full Article