horse advocacy Tag

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...

During the summer of 2013, a 16-year-old girl and her mother came to our ranch to discuss the possibility of adopting a horse. Lauren knew a little bit about horses, but this was her first venture into taking full responsibility for everything a horse needs. They...

Mingo

Back in August 2014, the Habitat for Horses newsletter had an article on a horse named Mingo. His story of neglect and starvation at the hands of his previous owners touched many hearts. At the time we published Mingo's story, he was still in rehabilitation....

The seizure took two days. When we started no one knew the number of horses back in the woods or the condition of the majority of horses. The seizure warrant was based on the horses we'd seen from the road and the one laying in...

This video is a few years old, but it is still true to this very day. Habitat for Horses rescues starving, neglected and/or abused horses. It is our mission to aid law enforcement with their horse abuse investigations, aid them with seizures, rehabilitate the horses...