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Horse Carriages in Central Park – New York Times Debate

The fate of horse carriages in Central Park in New York City is still up in the air. This past weekend, the New York Times published an excellent article in the format of a debate by various equine and other professionals. Below are excerpts from a couple of the debaters. To read in full…and there Full Article

Tom Bass: “Horses are like humans”

Today is the day we honor Martin Luther King, Jr and this month is Black History month. Many African Americans from the South were horse trainers and riders for ...Full Article

Seizures and Habitat for Horses

This past week and a half many people followed the story of the 5 seized horses in Texas City. This is often followed by numerous questions by the public ...Full Article

Alyssa Milano Wants Better Treatment for Horses

Its good to seeing more well known names supporting the PAST Act! ~ HfH From: Humane Society of the United States Actress calls on Congress to pass the PAST ...Full Article

Horse owner charged with cruelty

Jerry Finch, President of Habitat for Horses, speaks on the Texas City seizure and trial this past week. ~ HfH From: The Houston Chronicle By: Harvey Rice GALVESTON – ...Full Article

Cruelty charges filed against horses’ former owner

Lying about how you care for your horses is not taking responsibility. The three surviving horses are now with us in good hands. But they do need your help, ...Full Article

Horses die: Vet says rescued mares died of complications from starvation

The court hearing on the abused horses from Texas City was held this morning. Jerry Finch, President of Habitat for Horses, was there championing for justice for the two ...Full Article

Suspect interviewed in case of malnourished horses

Five badly malnourished horses – one hopes that justice will be served. Horse owners that cannot afford to feed their horses need to reach out to rescue agencies or ...Full Article

Hearing to determine fate of seized horses

24 hours after the seizure, the two horses that could not stand are both up and eating hay. Sometimes you simply have to believe in miracles. These two were ...Full Article

Soring Violations Abound Among Walking Horse Industry Leaders, Competitors

The Humane Society of the United States releases analysis of Walking Horse Trainers Association board rap sheet and 2013 USDA foreign substance results From: The Humane Society Following the ...Full Article