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Christmas – 2013

One of our new incoming mares gave us a totally unexpected Christmas gift – a little filly, bouncing around the pasture when the crew arrived in the morning. We named her “Feliz,” which translates to “Happy.” Watching her discover new things, watching her run back to mom every few minutes, seeing her approach humans without Full Article

A dangerous horse is tamed by love, pain lifts

As the Scottish philosopher Thomas Carlyle once said: “Permanence, perseverance and persistence in spite of all obstacles, discouragements, and impossibilities: It is this, that in all things distinguishes the ...Full Article

Mobile man recalls leading riderless horse for JFK

From: Miami Herald By: Jeremy Gray MOBILE, Ala. — Pfc. Arthur Carlson spent the night before in a stable caring for Black Jack, so he used his day off ...Full Article

Riding a horse brings autistic boy out of his shell

From: Today.com By: Linda Carroll Isaiah Forte, 9, flashes a brilliant smile from the horse he’s riding. Diagnosed at 2 with autism, Forte for years had difficulty communicating and ...Full Article

A Tribute to MoZ

Debbie Stoutamire “All the darkness in the world cannot extinguish the light of a single candle” – St. Francis of Assisi” There are horses who climb into your heart, ...Full Article

Pete’s Equine Independence Day Speech

July 4, 2013  Pete’s Equine Independence Day Speech If my horse, Pete, were to give an Independence Day Speech before Congress, this is what he would say:  I do not ...Full Article

Naysa

Here at Habitat for Horses we are in the business of saving abused and abandoned horses. We take in horses with broken bodies and broken spirits – we work ...Full Article

Sir Munchkin of Habitat

Please note the original post date of April 2012. The break in the educational series, Horse Rescue 101, was caused by the demented ravings of the horse eaters as ...Full Article

Maggie

Maggie Changes HFH’s Direction A couple of weeks ago I attended a Horse Abuse Investigator’s Workshop, held by the Humane Society of the United States. The workshop was held ...Full Article

Twizzle’s Story

Update Dec 2012 Hundreds of horses pass through the gates of Habitat for Horses in any given year, each of them holding a special story and each deserving the ...Full Article