Be a responsible owner and protect your horse from the meat man

MARCH AGAINST HORSE SLAUGHTER — Since horses have been domesticated, they have been subjected to breeding and ownership, shut up in stalls and barns or corralled and fenced in, dependent on humans for food and water, exercise, medical care, dental care and hoof care — and to keep them from harm and provide for a humane end… Continue reading Be a responsible owner and protect your horse from the meat man

Ways to support our horse protection work this Giving Tuesday

There are lots of way to support the horse protection work we do together. With little to no expense. But it's going to take teamwork. Are you ready? Let's go! ♥ MAKE A DONATION — Make a Single Donation Make a single donation, any size. Enter an amount, choose payment type and proceed to checkout.… Continue reading Ways to support our horse protection work this Giving Tuesday

Competition Horse Medication Ethics, Part 1 of 2

By SID GUSTAFSON, DVM Practitioner/Equine Behaviour Educator, Bozeman, MT Part 1 of 2 Appreciation of the evolved nature and behavior of horses provides the foundation for the veterinary care of equine athletes. The establishment of a veterinary patient client relationship (VCPR) is instrumental in providing ethical care for the competition horse. Ethical veterinary practice supports… Continue reading Competition Horse Medication Ethics, Part 1 of 2

Good News Friday sponsored by Horse Charities Lemonade Stand

Our staff are busy sending out our "When Horse Slaughter Comes to Town" CD, which contains the pdf version of the document and an audio version recorded by Charlotte Anthony. The good news this Friday is: We are virtually blanketing the US with this information. And not just the States we know are seeking to… Continue reading Good News Friday sponsored by Horse Charities Lemonade Stand

My saddlebags are packed, now where should I live?

Written by JENNY SHARP With the world economic climate as it is, things are looking grim for horses, worldwide. Even traditionally horse-friendly countries like Ireland and Spain are seeing an increasingly large number of horses suffering because of the economic downturn. Where previously horses were part of everyday life, they are now becoming a financial… Continue reading My saddlebags are packed, now where should I live?

Help us help carriage horses beat heat and abuse this summer

TOO HOT TO TROT Temperatures in many parts of the US are already unseasonably high, and a long hot summer predicted for much of the nation and our neighbors to the north. We are highly concerned about carriage horses who may be forced to work in weather too hot for them, perhaps without enough water,… Continue reading Help us help carriage horses beat heat and abuse this summer