rescues Tag

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Bismark Tribune / Jenny Michael / January 28, 2013 [caption id="attachment_14259" align="alignleft" width="300"] WILL KINCAID/Tribune file photo Morton County Sheriff Dave Shipman.[/caption] The Morton County Sheriff’s Department has taken more than 100 horses into its care after finding 96 dead horses at a ranch north of New...

New Stallion

[caption id="attachment_12817" align="alignleft" width="300"] Eyore greets the newest member of the HFH family.[/caption]Going across Texas to rescue horses is a pretty typical day for us. The call came from south Texas. A horse had been seized by law enforcement from a possible drug trade....

anticrueltylaws

Each state has its own laws governing "abuse and neglect." Some are very strict, others just give a minimal definition and leave it up to the law enforcement officer to make a judgement. Not too many years ago it was legal to tie a horse...

rehabilitation

Medical Rehabilitation We have a veterinarian on our Board of Directors, Dr. Dennis Jenkins, who does an assessment on each horse and recommends certain actions, such as worming, hoof work, teeth and special feed. The vet does the work on open wounds or any other immediate...

Maggie

Maggie Changes HFH's Direction A couple of weeks ago I attended a Horse Abuse Investigator's Workshop, held by the Humane Society of the United States. The workshop was held at HSUS's Wildlife Landtrust at Meadowcreek, Arkansas, far back in the Ozark Mountains. Covering everything from crime...

amigo

Amigo Amigo must have been an incredible horse. A dun with a long, black mane and tail, black feet and the dark line down his back. He stood tall and proud as the stable hand loaded him in the trailer. He only had one fault, he...

horse silhouette

Nicole finds love "There's something about kids and horses," is an often heard statement in the horse world. Kids and innocence, kids and hope, kids and the belief in magic...

Scooby

Scooby, the Mystery Horse Scooby walked up to someone's house during one of the most rainy periods we've seen in this area. He was soaked, his hair was a mass of knots and mud, he was extremely underweight, and to top it all off, totally...