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Don’t let Tennessee’s Walking Horse be a dying breed

From: Times Free Press The dust is finally settling from the 76th Tennessee Walking Horse National Celebration and what may have been the worst attended in recent decades of the 11-day iconic Shelbyville event. Photographs and videos indicate the 25,000 seat Calsonic Arena held about 3,000 to 5,000 people on Aug. 30, the final night Full Article

Act now on horse deaths

From: Timesunion.com THE ISSUE: New York state’s horse racing industry is slow to address horse deaths out of the Saratoga Race Course season. THE STAKES: Undervaluing the casual fans’ ...Full Article

Hurry! There are still excellent spots open on our 2015 HfH Calendar

Just in case you missed our 2015 Habitat for Horses Calendar Announcement – we have reposted it below. However, several spots are now taken. See below for spots taken ...Full Article

Time Running Out – How You Can Help the Anti-Soring Bill Get Passed

From: Horseback Magazine A Letter From Keith Dane, President of HSUS Dear Friends As most of you know, I’ve been working for decades (as have many of you) to ...Full Article

Technical Large Animal Rescue (Video)

While some of us at Habitat for Horses had received training in large animal emergency rescue several years ago, it’s time to get the new employees trained. Early Monday ...Full Article

Madisonville PD Needs Help Prosecuting Owner After Abandoned Horse Dies (Video)

If you know anything, or if you know someone in the Madisonville area, please help. Remember when you see a horse which is suffering to call the local police. ...Full Article

Convicted horse breeder begins sentence

From: The Independent Record BILLINGS, Mont. (AP) — A Billings horse breeder has begun a 120-day animal-cruelty conviction sentence after the Montana Supreme Court rejected his appeal. Yellowstone County ...Full Article

FoA Returns from Wyoming, Find Wild Horse Abuse Reaches CT

From: Friends of Animals By Nicole Rivard When Friends of Animals learned back in July that the Bureau of Land Management’s scheduled wild horse roundup would eliminate almost all ...Full Article

Walking horse study once blasted by industry now trumpeted

From: The Tennessean By: Paul C Barton WASHINGTON – A study that many in the Tennessee Walking Horse industry cite as supporting their opposition to new federal anti-soring legislation ...Full Article

Obituary for Edith “Edie” Skuca

Edie was such a great friend, mentor and inspiration to those who knew and loved her – both human and of the 4 legged variety. Her funeral will be ...Full Article