Habitat For Horses

Twenty years ago, I shook hands with a Galveston Police Officer named Howard Picard. That handshake sealed an agreement that the land next to his home would be transformed into a home for Habitat for Horses. It was ours, leased for $1 a year. We had...

That’s what 30 tons of feed looks like! Over 300 hungry horses and donkeys scattered around 400 acres, each one needing at least 6 pounds of high quality feed each day, means it’s time to get really creative. Let me start out by saying that Habitat for...

Check out this fantastic article from our friends at Country and Stable. Diet is incredibly important for horses, but they can’t just eat anything. They have complicated digestive systems, and what might be fine for us humans to eat may actually poison your horse. It’s also not...

From our friends at the Houston Chronicle (article written by Jaimy Jones) Not every city can claim to have its own poet laureate. But for about a month, the city of Pasadena has had one in a 68-year-old cowboy named Charles “Smokey” Culver. Culver, who has lived mostly...

On Memorial Day, Amanda Uechi Ronan honors the contributions of horses in warfare with a glimpse into history. “As a person who has enjoyed the company of many horses over the years, I thank heaven that I have never had to take one to war.” General...

What we know about this equine neurologic disease and where the research is headed Icy Edge was a talented horse. He was as fluid and eye-catching in the dressage arena as he was fleet of foot and fearless over jumps. The striking gray Thoroughbred loved cross-country,...