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North Carolina State Fair Drops Walking Horse Classes

If more events would do what the North Carolina State Fair has done, the torturous practice of horse soring could become a thing of the past. The gait of the Tennessee Walking horse is beautiful on its own. The “Big Lick” is no longer deemed desirable – now that the public understands the pain horses Full Article

Margaretville school district considers canceling ‘donkey basketball’ game

Donkey Basketball is an event where donkeys are abused. The donkeys are dragged, their ears are pulled – they are mistreated by participants with little or no previous donkey ...Full Article

Roy Exum: Keep Your ‘Big Lick’ Money

There are other ways to bring in donations for children’s health care than through a show of horse torture. Any charity that takes donations from this group really needs ...Full Article

Bidders Show Up Hoping To Save Rescued Muskogee Horses From Slaughter

In the US we do not have horse slaughter. Horses sent to slaughter must be shipped off to either Canada or Mexico where they meet a cruel fate. Thousands ...Full Article

5th Circuit Nixes USDA Horse-Protection Rule

This is a definitely a set back for advocates against horse soring. We need the PAST (Prevent All Soring Tactics) Act now more than ever! You can view the ...Full Article

Vern Buchanan Looks to Crack Down on Animal Abuse by the Government

Rep. Buchanan is well known for his anti-horse slaughter views. This bill looks to stop animal abuse by government agencies. The AWARE Act is a worthy bill – let ...Full Article

Buncombe County balks on horse rules

Should horse owners be required to have a shelter for their horses? What types of shelters are best for horses … or do horses need shelters at all? These ...Full Article

Video – Rare Wild Horse of Abaco in Need of Saving

The Spanish Barb horses are famous for their fiery spirit. The Abaco barb is rare for their unique coloration – including splashed white. There is now only one Abaco ...Full Article

(Video) Horses in Galveston County test positive for Herpes Virus

The deadly EHV1 is right in Habitat for Horses’ neighborhood. We are using extreme caution to prevent infection to the horses rehabilitating from abuse and neglect at our ranches. ...Full Article

Cowboys Never Cry – By Smokey Culver

 This poem was written by Smokey Culver, the cowboy poet, who also is one of our volunteers and works on our investigative team.  He wrote this poem at the ...Full Article