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Walking horse study once blasted by industry now trumpeted

From: The Tennessean By: Paul C Barton WASHINGTON – A study that many in the Tennessee Walking Horse industry cite as supporting their opposition to new federal anti-soring legislation came under severe criticism from the industry when it was the focal point of a federal court case in the 1980s. Widely referred to as the Full Article

Obituary for Edith “Edie” Skuca

Edie was such a great friend, mentor and inspiration to those who knew and loved her – both human and of the 4 legged variety. Her funeral will be ...Full Article

Edie Skuca – we will miss you.

Many years ago, back in the early days of Habitat for Horses, Edie Skuca and her husband Joe came to volunteer. After getting to know her, she gained my ...Full Article

Unsung Hero (Video)

I was reminded of this video when a man donated needed equine supplies to Habitat for Horses after his beloved horse of many years passed on. The video is ...Full Article

Court allows warrantless seizure of starving horse

Playing by the rules is a must for both equine rescues and law enforcement. If not done correctly, a case of severe neglect can be thrown out and the ...Full Article

Miami’s mounted police patrol turns heads in Little Havana

From: Miami Herald By: Alexandra Torrealba Miami police officer Eduardo Pérez doesn’t patrol the neighborhood in a sleek squad car. He’s not on a motorcycle either. Pérez’s partner against ...Full Article

Randy Hultgren Urged to Co-Sponsor Bill to Stop Horse Abuse

Why is there such a push right now to get the PAST Act passed? The reason is pretty clear when you realize that our Congress has barely passed any ...Full Article

Protesters gather against Horses working in Hot Weather (Video)

From: Fox 40 By: Martin Austin SACRAMENTO— Protesters with working animal advocates demonstrated concern Sunday for working horses in Old Sacramento. The group paid for a controversial advertisement this ...Full Article

Report finds hope for US equine industry after prolonged decline

From: Digital Journal CHICAGO, July 15, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ — The Equine Welfare Alliance (EWA) with the assistance of the Animal Law Coalition has released the first Annual Equine Welfare ...Full Article

The Last of the Real Cowboys

This was originally published a couple of years ago on our old WordPress blog, but Jerry’s words still ring strong and true today. ~ HfH The Last of the ...Full Article
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