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Minnesota Horse Council member charged with abusing horses

Buffalo woman suspended after charges of starving her 16 horses. By Paul Levy, Star Tribune A member of the Minnesota Horse Council, the state’s most influential equine group, has been charged with felony animal cruelty for the mistreatment of her horses, two of which were so emaciated they had to be put down. Carol Dobbelaire, 63, Full Article

The Keeper of the Gate

Standing quietly in the barn, Jeb looked half asleep. With the sun hiding behind the thick clouds, today must have seemed ideal for taking naps. He deserved it, deserved ...Full Article

Meat company owner sues USDA for right to slaughter horses

A New Mexico man sues the USDA, saying politics has blocked permits to slaughter horses for food. By John M. Glionna, Los Angeles TimesDecember 22, 2012, 5:48 p.m. Rick de ...Full Article

“Unto you, a child is born….”

We pulled her from the pasture a few days ago for no reason other than she seemed to not be acting quite herself. She’d been at the ranch about ...Full Article

The American Horse Christmas Tree

The Celebration didn’t happen. There is no star shining brightly on the top of the tree. Many supporters may remember the first lighting of the American Horse Christmas Tree, ...Full Article

Jessica Rekos, The Newest Angel

Jessica Rekos was buried today. Those five words have no right to be a part of our lives. They simply should not exist together in the same sentence. Jessica’s ...Full Article

Habitat for Horses Website Updated

After almost 200 years of intense preparation and the dedicated effort of thousands of people, the new Habitat for Horses website is finally online. This has been a major ...Full Article

Leachman horse abuse trial begins

By JAN FALSTAD/Billings Gazette A jury was selected Monday during the opening day of trial for James Leachman of Billings, who is charged with abusing five horses on a ...Full Article

Equine Cruelty Investigations

Equine Cruelty Investigations – The Horse By Pat Raia • Oct 01, 2012 • Article #30921 Veterinarians and animal welfare organizations help law officers investigate equine cruelty cases and ...Full Article

Wisdom of the Elders

Many years ago, perhaps in lands far, far away, the elders were those who captured the wisdom of the ages and willingly shared it with the youth. I can ...Full Article