Habitat For Horses

The oldest full genome sequence, recovered from ancient horse bone, pushes back equine origins by 2 million years. Erika Check Hayden, June 26, 2013, Nature [caption id="attachment_20011" align="alignright" width="300"] The Przewalski’s horse, recently brought back from the brink of extinction in Mongolia, is truly the last remaining...

The Chatanoogan, Monday, June 24, 2013 The shattered Tennessee Walking Horse industry will once again fall under the glower of the world’s horse advocates today when a known “Big Lick” trainer, Larry Joe Wheelon, is scheduled to be arraigned on one charge of aggravated animal cruelty...

June 25, 2013 [caption id="attachment_19893" align="alignleft" width="300"] Some of the hundreds of mustangs the U.S. Bureau of Land Management recently has removed from federal rangeland peer at visitors June 5, 2013, at the BLM's Palomino Valley holding facility about 20 miles north of Reno. The National...

ON THE EDGE OF COMMON SENSE by Baxter Black, DVM (Taken from the pages of Dr. Black's wonderful website - Baxterblack,com) Getting injured is an embarrassment to a cowboy. Unlike professional athletes with trainers and insurance, “playing hurt” is expected in the cowboy world. It is part of...

The Chattanoogan, Friday, June 21, 2013 The Performance Show Horse Association (PSHA), desperately trying to cling to the now-seedy image that has resulted in a half-century of abuse to Tennessee Walking Horses, accused U.S. Congressman Ed Whitfield (R-KY) of “misleading and inaccurate testimony” on Thursday when,...