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DEBBIE STOUTAMIRE | Galveston Sunday Morning News | May 5, 2013 Success is not final, failure is not final; it is the courage to continue that counts.” — Winston Churchill My first published guest column about the horses at the Habitat for Horses was about a horse who...

Alamogordo Daily News, Milan Simonich, Texas-New Mexico Newspapers, 05/04/2013 [caption id="attachment_18553" align="alignleft" width="274"] US Sen.Tom Udall D-NM[/caption] SANTA FE - Congress annoyed many people when it held hearings in 2005 to investigate steroid use by big-league baseball players. Honesty and candor were missing in most testimony from players,...

Reuters, Jeffrey B. Roth, May 3, 2013 [caption id="attachment_18476" align="alignleft" width="300"] Metro, a 10-year-old retired bay thoroughbred horse stands with owners Ron Krajewski and Wendy Krajewski (R) and one of his paintings at Motter's Station Stables in Rocky Ridge, Maryland May 2, 2013. Since giving up the...

(Personal note - Gail Vacca was instrumental in closing down the slaughterhouse in Illinois and has done miracles in saving the lives of hundreds of horses. She is also a personal friend. - Jerry) Gail Vacca, founder and president of the Illinois Equine Rescue Center, entered...