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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 News The piebald colt had been tethered close to a cliff in Pakefield, near Lowestoft, and had gone over the edge. Sam Smith, 54, of Kessingland, 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A dedicated supporter of HfH, Robynne Catheron, is asking for your help in protesting an outdated “bronco busting” event from being held at the Wild West Days in Cave ...Full Article

East Tennessee teen wins contest for taming a wild mustang (Video)

An East Tennessee teen won Wild Mustang Million Horse competition in Fort Worth, Texas. She helped ready a horse for adoption and earned $10,000. From: WBIR.com By: Emily Stroud ...Full Article

Dallas Entrusted its $11 Million Horse Park to a Man Accused of Mistreating Horses

From: Dallas Observer Blog By: Eric Nicholson Sitting on 19 acres of Collin County pastureland, Storybook Ranch is part nonprofit, part for-profit kids camp and dude ranch, with horseback ...Full Article

Keep your horse safe during a natural disaster

The Homes for Horses coalition offers advice for horse owners to prepare for emergencies. (Habitat for Horses is a member of Homes for Horses Coalition – HfH Webmistress) From: ...Full Article

‘Horse holocaust’

Neighbors of Mustang Ranch and Rescue say animals are being starved From: CDA Press By: GORDON RAGO/Hagadone News Network A Cataldo ranch claiming to be a nonprofit equine rescue ...Full Article

Aw-foal-ly cute: Wildlife Park welcomes endangered Przewalski foal

From: The Herald – Scotland The foal was born to 12-year-old mare Ieda and six-year-old stallion Hero at the park in Kingussie on September 2 and is doing well. ...Full Article