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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 crime is a tobacco-colored horse named Panchito. Pérez and Panchito, a Morgan, draw stares from locals and tourists alike as they clomp on the streets and 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

Horse welfare boosted …

Amazing that so many other countries are so far ahead of the US in animal welfare standards. Example? This from Australia, while at American racetracks, the killer-buyers drive their ...Full Article

Soring Bill at Risk as Congressional Term Winds Down

Please urge your representative to move this forward – we need to stop soring NOW. Click here to find out how to contact them. From: Veterinary Practice News The ...Full Article

Las Vegas middle-schooler files wild horse initiative

From: Elko Daily Free Press LAS VEGAS — Robin Warren is a middle school student from Las Vegas who is better known as “Wild Mustang Robin” because of her ...Full Article

Practice of ‘soring’ horses is strictly regulated, proven not harmful when done correctly

Be sure to comment on this opinion piece by clicking on the Continue Reading link. The writer needs to have how soring is extremely painful and harmful to horses ...Full Article

One horse dead, another recovering after being injected with gasoline (Video)

The cruelty of some humans knows no bounds. These horses must have suffered greatly – with one of them dying. ~ HfH From: NY Daily News By: Nina Golgowski ...Full Article