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A Personal Request From Habitat for Horses

They seem to come in every couple of days – used, abused and neglected, every color and kind of horse imaginable, plus donkeys of assorted types and colors. Usually they are still standing, but sometimes they are so weak that we bring they in on a slide and place them in the sling until they Full Article

More than 100 horses seized in Morton County, ND

Bismark Tribune / Jenny Michael / January 28, 2013 The Morton County Sheriff’s Department has taken more than 100 horses into its care after finding 96 dead horses at ...Full Article

When words fail – a note from Jessica’s mom

Many years ago, after reading my latest story in front of a creative writing class, the teacher said, “You have the ability to make people laugh and cry at ...Full Article

Our newest member…

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 ...Full Article

Anti-Cruelty Laws

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 ...Full Article

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 ...Full Article

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 ...Full Article

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 ...Full Article

Nicole

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 ...Full Article

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 ...Full Article