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[caption id="attachment_25424" align="alignleft" width="225"] Feliz - Her first day of life[/caption] 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...

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, and tug on your heart strings; and never let go. MoZ was one of those horses.I met MoZ...

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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 know why you have asked me to speak here today, nor do I understand what object you have asked...

Sir Munchkin of Habitat

Please note the original post date of April 2012. [caption id="attachment_13287" align="alignleft" width="323"] Sir Munchkin of Habitat[/caption] The break in the educational series, Horse Rescue 101, was caused by the demented ravings of the horse eaters as they continue to seek a sympathetic town/county/state that will welcome...

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 at HSUS's Wildlife Landtrust at Meadowcreek, Arkansas, far back in the Ozark Mountains. Covering everything from crime...

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 love and attention so willingly given by our foster homes. Working with law enforcement, our equine cruelty...

Rooster

Saying goodbye to Rooster Some horses are people horses. They never do well in herds, don't have any desire to stand side by side with another horse and had just as soon not share a bale of hay. They want their own space, they love people,...

Nightmares...

There are times when I have to restrain myself, when it takes everything I have to stay within the limits of the law. Pulling up to a pasture this morning, we saw four horribly skinny horses. A walk through the mud led us to a three...