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Surf and turf: Thoroughbred therapy on Cape Town’s sun-kissed coast

It makes sense that water / beach therapy could help rehabilitate horses as it does for humans. Water offers a means of movement with less stress on joints. Shifting sands will work on little used muscles for more overall strengthening. ~ HfH (CNN) — Life’s a beach for some of South Africa’s best horses. Trainer Full Article

Paraguay phases out horse-drawn junk wagons

The horses that pull those wagons have endured 95 degree plus temperatures and long hours. Its wonderful that a sanctuary has been created for them by Belgian-born businesswoman Maris ...Full Article

Donkey basketball fundraiser in Anacortes draws ire, called off

Stories from the old west often tell of prospectors that refused to go into town to exchange their gold for supplies because they didn’t want to leave their best ...Full Article

Bill Harlin worries about future of Walking Horse breed

Those in favor of the “Big Lick” have told us in the past that putting a stop to soring will destroy the breed. Now the truth comes out. Far ...Full Article

Human Power Pulls 1,800-Pound Horse From Mud and Ice

We all need good news and the rescue of a horse is wonderful news. This two hour struggle saved Moonshine’s life. Thanks to the Hamilton Fire Department and all ...Full Article

Box Elder officials reconsider policy after Utah horse roping backlash

To rope young horses again and again is abusive. The threats made to the woman video taping the event shows that the organizer knew how this would be perceived ...Full Article

Incredible Animal Communicator Translates Deadly Leopard’s Woes

Whether or not you believe Anna Breytenbach can communicate with animals, the video is simply stunning. There are people who specialize as horse communicators as well. The video is ...Full Article

Measuring the Emotional Bond between Horses and Humans

How we relate to each other, horses, humans, and other animals, scientists are learning is far more complex than what we perceive with our senses and memory alone. Perhaps ...Full Article

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 ...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