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Man Charged After Dead Horse Found Hanging From Tree
Offbeat  (tags: animals, environment, protection, cruelty, horses, suffering )

- 1223 days ago -
A man charged with animal cruelty in 2012 is once again behind bars in Clarksville after a dead horse was found hanging from a tree on his property.
The Unlikely Animals of WWI
Offbeat  (tags: World War I, animals, Western Front, horses, elephants )

- 1252 days ago -
As World War One seethed through for years, British Armed Forces had bought most of the horses and shipped them off to the Western Front leaving farmers and traders to look for substitute beasts of burden. They found the exotic elephants, among others.
Senior Stallion
Offbeat  (tags: animals, environment, protection, horses )

- 1349 days ago -
In October 2013, Mr. Senior and his bachelor friend, who we'll call Guy, were captured by the state of Nevada's Department of Agriculture (NDA) in Stagecoach, Nevada for what the state deemed a potential public safety issue.
Horsemeat Found in Tinned Beef on Sale in Lincolnshire
Offbeat  (tags: horses, horsemeat, UK, canned meat, crime, investigation, horse slaughter, health and safety )

- 1361 days ago -
Horsemeat has been found in tinned beef that has been on sale in discount stores in the UK, the Food Standards Agency said.
What a Horse Can Teach You About Your Wife
Offbeat  (tags: horses, marriage counseling, communication, interesting, off-beat, health )

- 1367 days ago -
Lessons from a Horse Whisperer: If you can communicate with a horse, you can communicate with your wife. Learn how
Farm Aid Issues Emergency Grants to Farmers and Ranchers in Colorado and South Dakota
Offbeat  (tags: farmers, ranchers, cattle, horses, aid. storms )

- 1370 days ago -
As farmers in CO deal with serious flood damage and ranchers in SD dig out from an early blizzard that killed tens of thousands of cattle, Farm Aid has activated its Family Farm Disaster Fund and issued emergency grants to help farm and ranch families
My Doctor Wants Me to Take Premarin, But I Understand It's Made From Horse Urine. Is This True?
Offbeat  (tags: medication, hrt, hormones, women, menopause, estrogen, horses, cruelty, abuse, animal welfare, animal rights, animal advocates, peta )

- 1372 days ago -
The estrogen-replacement drug Premarin, prescribed to menopausal women, is made from horse urine; in fact, the drug's name is short for PREgnant MARes' urINe. About 750,000 mares are impregnated each year [to collect] their estrogen-rich urine.
Irish News: Horsemeat in Food Chain 'for Three Years'
Offbeat  (tags: horses, slaughter, news, safety, horse meat, animals )

- 1379 days ago -
Horsemeat in the food chain could have been passed off as beef for three years, the country's food safety watchdog has said. He admitted he had "lost some sleep" after one burger was found to contain 29% horsemeat.
Horse Story: The "Pauper" and the "Prince"
Offbeat  (tags: animals, horses, rescued, performance, humans )

- 1380 days ago -
Two chestnut beautys from opposite sides of the track, one a "prince" from the very best background the other abandoned in the Florida Everglades last July, the SPCA discovered him by the roadside, freshly blinded in one eye, scarred, burned and emaciated
One of the Oldest Secretariat Sons Dies
Offbeat  (tags: animals, interesting, horses )

- 1385 days ago -
Rescued the previous year from a farm that confined him to a stall for six years, Verifiable was adopted by well-known Kentucky horsemen Jackie and Ercel Ellis and cared for like a family pet.
'Running Wild' Follows Dayton O. Hyde, Cowboy Conservationist
Offbeat  (tags: wildlife, animals, pictures, horses, movies )

- 1391 days ago -
A cowboy author who operates the Black Hills Wild Horse Sanctuary is the subject of a new documentary, "Running Wild: The Life of Dayton O. Hyde." opens in LA area theaters Friday.
Horse Riding Therapy Is Different Kind of Lesson for These Students
Offbeat  (tags: animals, health, humans, horses )

- 1391 days ago -
Adrianna Ferraz, a kindergarten student at Park Elementary, gets ready to ride a horse at Heartland Horses and Handicapped in Avon Park on Tuesday. The therapy riding center has a program for disabled students from schools to come for riding lessons.
Partnering to Make a Difference
Offbeat  (tags: animals, environment, protection, horses, rescue )

- 1403 days ago -
At the end of May, a local police department asked if Pasado's Safe Haven could assist with the rescue of four neglected horses on a Pierce County, Washington property.
Precious Monty - RIP - July 20, 2013
Offbeat  (tags: animals, environment, protection, horses, death )

- 1464 days ago -
My heart is broken. Yesterday I learned that one of the sweetest horses in the world passed away. This was Monty, official name Ambassador Montague as he was just that at Central New England Equine Rescue (CNEER) where he lived. Monty was about 28 and
Update: A Five-Year Fight: Helping Horses on Lowell-Larimer Road
Offbeat  (tags: animals, environment, protection, horses )

- 1466 days ago -
An animal cruelty situation with a herd of horses has continued in Snohomish, Washington, for more than five years. Dozens of witnesses have come forward to help the horses on Lowell-Larimer Road in Snohomish, Washington, but only recently was the owner

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