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First-Aid for Laminitis

From: Horse Channel By Toni McAllister If you suspect that laminitis (or founder, as it is known in layman’s terms) is to blame for your horse’s sudden lameness, call your veterinarian immediately. Then, follow this first-aid protocol while waiting for the vet’s arrival. As you administer the first aid, note your findings so you can Full Article

Horse Nonsense From City Hall

We try to give both sides of the story when it comes to the New York City Horse Carriage Ban. The Anti-Horse Carriage side say the horses are abused ...Full Article

Roberto Dutesco: The Wild Horses of Sable Island

Many people have mixed feelings about how humans should be able to interact with wild horses. Should we be able to interact with them? Should we be able to ...Full Article

BLM to gather ‘public nuisance’ burros in Pahrump Valley

Where will they be taking these burros for adoption? The BLM’s holding facilities are already overcrowded. The Palomino Valley facility is infamous for its lack of protection from the ...Full Article

A Horse for Christmas

While this should be Sunday before Christmas’s special video – I could not help myself – this adorable girl’s story of her Christmas horse is too beautiful not to ...Full Article

‘The Carrot Man': How one man won’t let his horse veg out (Video)

Treating horses with respect and understanding them should be how all humans who ride horses act. Its a wonder that it has taken this long for “natural horsemanship” to ...Full Article

Beasts of Burden

Donkeys and horses are still used for labor needs throughout the world. This very interesting “longform” article covers more than just diseases of working horses – it touches on ...Full Article

Horse Trots Into Hospital: It’s Therapy, No Joke

Sir Munchkin (aka Munchie), Habitat for Horses Mini Ambassador knows that mini horses bring healing smiles and warmth to those humans in need. It is always wonderful to hear ...Full Article

America’s walking horses in a race against time

Keith Dane, Vice President, Equine Protection, is spreading the word about this article by veterinarian Ron DeHaven. Dr. DeHaven’s plea to Congress to approve the PAST Act and end ...Full Article

Stasi: Don’t let Mayor de Blasio’s proposed horse carriage ban fool you

With the New York City horse carriage ban soon to go into effect, there will be many vociferous opinions out there as to what will happen and what is ...Full Article