Welcome to Habitat For Horses!|Thursday, May 28, 2015

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(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. For now, no visitors will be allowed to see the horses. The risk is too dangerous. If you have scheduled to see the horses to adopt 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

Update on Galveston Island Horse Seizure Jan 31st 2015

Unfortunately one of the 28 horses that Habitat for Horses was awarded by the courts yesterday has passed on over the Rainbow Bridge. Medical care had been given but ...Full Article

(Video) Horses found in bad shape near Beeville

This is what we do – save horses lives. These are not the same horses as the ones from Jamaica Beach. The owners in cases like this are allowed ...Full Article

BREAKING NEWS – Habitat for Horses Awarded All Horses From Galveston Seizure

Twenty six horses and two mules were awarded to us (Habitat for Horses) in Galveston Court this afternoon. They were seized from a horse riding facility in Jamaica Beach ...Full Article

The Daily Pitchfork’s Six Principles of Good Animal Journalism

Vickery Eckhoff is known for her journalistic integrity. This article outlines what good animal journalism should be about. The problem is media organizations often ignore good journalism principles for ...Full Article

Woman who lost Zoo job hopes to be carriage horse driver

The carriage horses are still on the streets of New York City. Those against the use of horse drawn carriages say the horses suffer from pollution, poor working conditions ...Full Article

Pictures: Galveston island horses rescued by Habitat for Horses

The horses seized by the Galveston police department are now at our rehabilitation center. They are being well cared for by our staff and volunteers. Medical needs are being ...Full Article

Nutrition for Rehabilitating the Starved Horse

Many people are responding to us regarding the 28 horses seized recently on Galveston Island. We appreciate the support given. It takes a great deal of resources and money ...Full Article

Habitat for Horses seeking volunteers

Volunteers willing and able to work at our ranches are always needed. There is much to do to keep up our facilities. We rehabilitate horses as they come in ...Full Article