Habitat For Horses

We receive some pretty amazing requests for horses. Admittedly, after browsing through a fourth of the pictures on our website under “Adoptable Horses,” I’d be inclined to just throw my hands up and send an email. Heck, those folks in the adoptions department should be...

“Missing Presumed Stolen” - that’s what went down on the initial police report Sunday morning after we found the fence cut at our 50-acre grazing pasture. The initial count by the feeding crew kept coming up one short, and a complete search around the property...

It took 15 hard years of activism to stop the slaughter of horses in this country, and each year after that an attempt by the meat industry to reopen horse slaughterhouses meant that we stayed on a continual alert for those wanting to circumvent the...

Equine protozoal myeloencephalitis (EPM) is a debilitating neurologic disease that cannot be ignored. More than half of all horses in the United States—and in some areas as many as 90%—have been exposed to the disease’s causative agents. Its ability to masquerade as other health issues,...

During the first quarter of this year Habitat for Horses brought in around 40 new horses. Most of those were from a major seizure of 17, which included quite a few pregnant mares. The estrays are a different story. Those are the horses and donkeys...

A horse slaughterhouse in Quebec closed its doors this past week. The Les Viandes de la Petite Nation (LPN) slaughterhouse shut its doors as a result of the new European Union regulations requiring all horses slaughtered for human consumption be held for 180 days prior...

By Jerry Finch Standing quietly near 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 the quiet time, for his thin and aging body has a lot of rebuilding...