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CT Supreme Court Stops Short of Classifying Horses as Vicious

No longer are they “herds” of horses…they are now “gangs” – from Jerry. So watch out! Gangs of horses could be roaming *your* “neigh”borhood. Sorry about that. This is actually a serious issue for people running riding stables and others in the equine community ~ HfH From: Groton Patch By: Gary Jeanfaivre It was the Full Article

Beautiful horse pictures and the stories behind them

It takes a great deal of resources for Habitat for Horses to maintain our primary mission of rescuing abused, abandoned and neglected horses then rehabilitating them to be adopted ...Full Article

Why de Blasio can’t ban horse carriages

The writer of this opinion piece treats the NYC horse carriage ban as if it were just “crazy PETA people” or those who hate the Irish and/or middle class ...Full Article

The plight of wild horses inspires documentary

For our non-Texas friends, “American Mustang” the movie is showing in other areas of the country. You can find out more here. For our Texas friends – there are ...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

Sometimes Facebook gets it wrong: Eagle Rock horses won’t be euthanized.

Recently a viral Facebook post made the rounds about 13 horses that were to be euthanized. Very quickly, we here at HfH received numerous contacts from people crying out ...Full Article

Horse owner charged with cruelty

Jerry Finch, President of Habitat for Horses, speaks on the Texas City seizure and trial this past week. ~ HfH From: The Houston Chronicle By: Harvey Rice GALVESTON – ...Full Article

Horses die: Vet says rescued mares died of complications from starvation

The court hearing on the abused horses from Texas City was held this morning. Jerry Finch, President of Habitat for Horses, was there championing for justice for the two ...Full Article

Hammer needs your help

It seemed strange to look through the door of stall one and not see Hammer laying down in the thick shavings. That had been his home for the last ...Full Article

Proposal would brand horses treated with Bute

Since kill buyers have been known to take horses without asking questions, I can only imagine that tattoos or microchipping might get ignored as well.  Anything to slow down ...Full Article