Welcome to Habitat For Horses!|Monday, October 20, 2014

Reflections

We stand together…

From Friday noon until Morning morning, we had around 48 hours of bliss, thinking that horse slaughter had ended, followed by 12 hours of turmoil while we waited for some kind of official word, then the final realization came that nothing had changed. Now the questions are bouncing all over the place, summarized by asking, Full Article

Cleaning Out the Gene Pool

There are times when all you can do is look at someone and wonder how they actually made it to adulthood. After this many centuries of evolution and given ...Full Article

Greener Pastures – A Land-Fund for Habitat for Horses

It was about 15 years ago that a retired Galveston Police Officer and his wife offered Habitat for Horses a 15 acre place next to his home in Hitchcock. ...Full Article

On Being Like a Child

Back a zillion years ago the “ranch” existed in my backyard. At one point we had around 30 horses behind the house, and about half that many volunteers on ...Full Article

“I Believe in You”

He stood alone in the pasture, looking at the distant shapes of horses as they moved ever so slowly through the darkness, heads down, grazing one last time before ...Full Article

“He’s my best friend.”

Yesterday I drove the truck and trailer to a small town about 6 hours away, spent the night in a motel and arrived at a small house far off ...Full Article

And so ends another day…

The Judge look at the defendant and asked, “What do you want me to do about these animals?” The old man just shrugged his shoulders. “Okay, then I’m awarding ...Full Article

The Memories of Tomorrow

There are times when I want to be alone, times when the memories cause more pain than I want to bear. I know I can’t walk away. I can’t ...Full Article

What does it matter?

It wasn’t that long ago that I joined a number of other members of various equine organizations in a conference at Black Beauty Ranch. Being around them, listening to ...Full Article
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