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Horse deaths jump at Finger Lakes track

Twenty race horses euthanized at Finger Lakes this year From: herRochester.com By: Joseph Spector ALBANY — On a cloudy and windy day Oct. 26, Magestick Tomahawk looked like one of the horses to beat at Finger Lakes Race Track in Farmington. The horse was a maiden, meaning it never had won a race. But it Full Article

Equine-assisted therapy impacts the lives of children, families and instructors

From: South Florida News Service By Andrea Edde Michael Fuentes is a 14-year-old boy with Cerebral Palsy, ADHD, developmental disabilities, autistic behaviors and a basically useless right hand. But ...Full Article

Saddle Up and Party! The Horse at Home

An Equine Evening celebrating the new Greener Pastures home for Habitat for Horses. Habitat for Horses recently lost 100 acres of grazing land needed to feed our rescued horses! ...Full Article

Give a Horse a Home for Christmas

This holiday season, we want to fulfill the Christmas wish of the horses here at the HfH Ranch – to give them a home for Christmas. From November 1st, ...Full Article

Animal Law Expert Wants Court to Ban Horse Slaughter in the U.S.

From: http://www.foodsafetynews.com/ By: Dan Flynn Four months into litigation aimed at preventing horses from being legally slaughtered in the United States, animal law attorney Bruce A. Wagman is already ...Full Article

Pakefield cliff ‘hanging’ horse owner Sam Smith jailed

The owner of a horse has been jailed for eight weeks after the animal was found on a cliff face, hanging from a tether around its neck. From: BBC ...Full Article

Animal Supporters Criticize Film Industry for Reports of Rampant Animal Abuse

Treatment of animals in the entertainment industry is governed by the American Humane Association, which is accused of lax oversight in a recent lawsuit. The cofounders of Animal Support ...Full Article

Help horses in need on National Make a Difference Day

Saturday Oct 26th is the designated volunteer service day of the Homes for Horses Coalition – which Habitat for Horses is a member. If you are unable to volunteer, ...Full Article

Roy Exum: Landslide Horse Poll Pleases Stout

From: The Chattanoogan.com By: Roy Exum Cookeville’s Pat Stout, a Tennessee Walking Horse owner and advocate who headed an effort to poll each member of the breed’s registry regarding ...Full Article

Wild Horse Roping and Racing at Wild West Days?

A dedicated supporter of HfH, Robynne Catheron, is asking for your help in protesting an outdated “bronco busting” event from being held at the Wild West Days in Cave ...Full Article