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U.S. court rules horse association free to reject clones from registry

It should be no surprise that the science of cloning has come to the world of horses. Texas A&M has ongoing research in which they cloned 7 donor horses creating 15 foals. Differences that can take place during the cell reproduction process can make it so the babies will NOT be identical to the donor. Full Article

Firefighters capture dramatic horse rescue

Calling 911 as soon as your horse is in danger, is excellent advice. Emergency and rescue agencies have special equipment which can mean the difference between life and death ...Full Article

Barn fire in Tallmadge kills 15 horses

It is thought that a space heater used to keep a water pipe unfrozen caused this fire. Barns are filled with flammable hazards – any use of a space ...Full Article

Teenager Talks Of Saving Horses From Burning Barn (Video)

What this young man did was amazing and heroic. So glad he was not injured – except for smoke inhalation. Those 4 horses are very lucky he was there. ...Full Article

Philosophically Speaking: Bless the beasts and those who defend them

We live on a planet filled with living beings. Whether you believe we are the stewards or are simply members of a different species – it is not hard ...Full Article

Feed company hasn’t pulled food linked to St. Helena horse deaths

Whenever a story first appears about a food source that is toxic, one’s breath holds. There is always more to the story. The bottom line of that story is ...Full Article

The End and the Beginning

This is an article written by Jerry Finch, President of Habitat for Horses, from our current newsletter that we just published yesterday. Be sure to sign up for our ...Full Article

Phantom – his body and spirit can now heal

The call came in early, as they often do. A few counties over an underweight horse needed to be brought in. You would think it gets easier with time. ...Full Article

Commentary: 600 Horses With No Place to Live

As much money as there is flowing through the horse racing industry – one would think a travesty like this would not be allowed to happen. 600 horses potentially ...Full Article

Settlement Reached in Horse Deaths Caused by Tainted Feed

To say “They should have known better.” does not come close to covering this. Criminal negligence at this level can move slowly through the justice center. It is understandable ...Full Article