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What are the Most Common Equine Toxins?

Trying to keep your horse healthy can be tough enough without having to worry about the poisons in your environment. Rat/mouse poisons and garden pesticides are too easy to leave lying about – especially when your horse or donkey is of a curious bent. Then there are plants in your pasture. “I defy anyone to Full Article

Five Common Mistakes Made When Feeding A Horse

Jerry likes to make certain we do posts on horse health and what horse owners can do better to help their horses thrive. Education is a very important part ...Full Article

The S.A.F.E. Act Pledge

The S.A.F.E. Act – S.541/HR 1094 – A bill to prevent human health threats posed by the consumption of equines raised in the United States. To the American Cattle ...Full Article

Tribe Divided On Horse Slaughter

Navajo Times, News Report, Alastair Lee Bitsoi, Posted: Aug 12, 2013 While President Ben Shelly has publicly supported the idea of a horse slaughtering operation in Roswell, N.M. to deal with the ...Full Article

GAO Accused Of Fraud As Horse Slaughter Plants Fight To Open

August 8, 2013, Forbes.com, Vickery Eckhoff A 2011 Government Accountability Office (GAO) report came under fire last week for misrepresenting data that was used to push Congress to end a ...Full Article

Horse therapy helps people surmount personal obstacles

Working with horses can aid people dealing with anxiety, depression, grief and low self-esteem. There’s no riding involved. TheStar.com, July 30, 2013, Carola Vyhnak Staff Reporter HILLIER, ONT.—Deb Tattersall ...Full Article

Statue of Korean War horse Reckless to be unveiled at Marine museum in Virginia

 Joshua Rhett Miller Published July 24, 2013, FoxNews.com Staff Sgt. Reckless, a Mongolian mare that served in the U.S. Marine Corps during the Korean War, made 51 solo trips during a ...Full Article

12 Christmas Wishes for Horses & Owners from Veterinary Experts

Stacey Oke, DVM, MSc, December 25, 2012 The Horse.com Veterinarians work with horse owners to provide the best possible care from snip to tail. This holiday season, consider the ...Full Article

The Binders Full of Horses

The recent discovery by the European Union that horses from the US might possibly have been exposed to drugs that are forbidden in meat meant for human consumption led ...Full Article