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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 Attorney Scott Twito says 72-year-old James Leachman turned himself in at the county’s detention center Friday. Leachman operated a horse breeding business before the U.S. Farm Full Article

2 state supreme court rulings on animal abuse make for harsher penalties (Video)

From: KMTR By: Kat Wolcott EUGENE, Ore. — Two recent Oregon Supreme Court decisions are expanding animal rights. In one case, Judges ruled that animals could be considered victims. ...Full Article

Amazing reunion between local woman and her horse (Video)

From: Channel 13 ABC By: Lissa Guyton An update to a story we first brought you last week. Charges are expected to be filed Tuesday against the owner of ...Full Article

Neglected Horses Seized at Aransas Pass Ranch Receiving Treatment from Habitat for Horses

We could not have saved those 11 horses without your support! From the investigation to the seizure, from the life saving medical treatments to rehabilitation from neglect to finding ...Full Article

Horse dies, 18 others seized from Lakeland couple

Its a tragedy we read about all too often. Horses in abused, starved states. It is our mission to rescue, rehabilitate and find new homes for abused and neglected ...Full Article

Bill de Blasio takes on Teamsters and Liam Neeson

From: The Guardian By: Edward Helmore Bill de Blasio takes on Teamsters and Liam Neeson as he tries to ban New York’s horse carriages The city mayor’s stand on ...Full Article

Emaciated Endurance Horse in France Ran 46 Miles Before Pulled by Vets

This should have never been allowed to happen. It can be difficult to tell for non-professionals when a horse is under weight at times. In this case it was ...Full Article

Glenn Heights property manager disputes claims of horse abuse, neglect (video)

Habitat for Horses receives quite a few requests from people around the country that are trying to get help when they spot an abused horse, donkey or other equine. ...Full Article

Pasture Pals – a poem by Smokey Culver

Many of you who follow us on Facebook or who come out to our ranches in Southeast Texas will know Smokey Culver – the resident HfH cowboy horse poet. ...Full Article

Leachman appeals horse abuse conviction to the Montana Supreme Court

People sometimes abandoned their animals when their property is foreclosed on. This does not normally mean the original owners are NOT responsible for them or have given up ownership. ...Full Article