Wild & Feral Horses
July 17, 2010
On July 15 a chuchwagon race outrider horse became the sixth equine to die during the Calgary Stampede in Alberta, Canada. The annual event features rodeo-style competitions and li... Read More
July 14, 2010
Detailed agricultural weather information that can be customized to a horse farm's exact location is just one of the pieces of information available to Kentucky horse owners through the University of Kentucky's College of Agriculture We... Read More
July 10, 2010
Riders4Helmets.com will have a booth at the Kentucky Horse Park on Saturday, July 10 from 9 a.m. - 4 p.m. by the Grill On The Hill (near stable office).
There will be severa... Read More
June 25, 2010
A Nevada wild horse advocate wants the Federal Bureau of Investigation (FBI) to investigate the Bureau of Land Management (BLM) on grounds that the BLM unlawfully removed horses from the Calico Mountain Complex Herd Management Area. ... Read More
June 21, 2010
Two Nevada men each face penalties of up to one year in jail and $100,000 in fines after pleading guilty to shooting five Bureau of Land Management mustangs in Buckhorn Herd Management Area in Nevada in November 2009. Agency helicopt... Read More
June 08, 2010
Wild mustangs removed from the Calico Mountain Complex range in Nevada would avoid placement in long-range holding facilities in the Midwest if the Bureau of Land Management (BLM), wild horse advocates and a Nevada rancher can agree on an alter... Read More
June 07, 2010
An increase in biting incidents at the Assateague Island National Seashore in Maryland has inspired a stricter policy toward visitors wishing to see the national park's famous wild horses.... Read More
June 01, 2010
Central Kentucky Riding for Hope (CKRH), a NARHA therapeutic riding program, is looking for horses to add to its equine team. The program has recently expanded into a new facility and a new year-round schedule. CKRH has many requests to provide... Read More
May 25, 2010
More than 830 readers of TheHorse.com responded to a poll asking, "What do you do with the manure in your pastures/paddocks?" ... Read More
May 18, 2010
Thomas A. (Tad) Davis, author of the Horse Owners and Breeders Tax Handbook, will conduct a tax workshop as part of the upcoming American Horse Council (AHC) annual meeting in Washington, D.C. The tax session will be from 1:30-3:00 p.m. on June... Read More
April 28, 2010
The Animal Humane Society (AHS), in partnership with the Minnesota Horse Welfare Coalition and the Minnesota Horse Council, will offer a free, one-day horse castration clinic on May 15 at the Isanti County Fairgrounds in Cambridge, Minn., throu... Read More
April 10, 2010
"Critical thinking" is the process of evaluating the merit and reliability of a stated fact and deciding whether the fact should be accepted or rejected. In other words, don't believe everything you read. Be a critical ... Read More
April 08, 2010
An Arizona couple face multiple animal cruelty charges for allegedly killing a 26-year-old Arabian mare by injecting the animal with a homemade cocktail of pool acid and sodium bicarbonate. The pair are also charged with maltreating a 15-year-o... Read More
April 01, 2010
Forensic scientists solved the mystery of what killed a large portion the the wild mustang herd in southern Nevada using a technique called stable isotope ratio mass spectrometry. In July 2007, 71 horses of the 250-head herd of wild horses were...... Read More
March 12, 2010
Two Nevada men face federal charges in connection with the shooting deaths of five Bureau of Land Management (BLM) mustangs at the Buckhorn Herd Management Area in November.
Agency helicopter pilots discovered the animals' carcas... Read More
February 25, 2010
Jason Meduna, the Nebraska rancher found guilty of maltreating former Bureau of Land Management mustangs will serve not less than 40 months in prison, and is prohibited from owning or working with livestock for 30 years.
Morrill Coun... Read More
February 22, 2010
The FEI working group tasked with expanding current guidelines for stewards to facilitate clear implementation of the policy on warm-up techniques following on from the recent round-table conference on hyperflexion/Rollkur was finalized Feb. 18.... Read More
February 22, 2010
Nearly a dozen horses formerly running at large in a rural section of Miami-Dade County are receiving rehabilitative care from the South Florida Society for the Prevention of Cruelty to Animals (SPCA).
Hialeah police and SPCA volunte... Read More
January 30, 2010
Wild-horse advocates have criticized federal land managers after the deaths of 26 mustangs so far in a government roundup on the range north of Reno, Nev., up from nine deaths a week ago.... Read More
January 24, 2010
Law enforcement authorities have arrested two men and a 13-year-old boy in connection with the shooting of a pregnant mare near Sundre, Alberta, last year.
Jason Nixon, 29, and Earl Anderson, 40, both from the Sundre area, have been ... Read More
January 19, 2010
Jason Meduna, the former Nebraska training ranch operator convicted on multiple felony animal cruelty counts involving the maltreatment of Bureau of Land Management (BLM) mustangs, will appear in Morrill County District Court on Feb. 23 for sen... Read More
January 18, 2010
The former operator of a Nebraska training ranch for Bureau of Land Management mustangs has been found guilty on 145 of the 149 felony animal cruelty charges against him.
Jason Meduna was charged with 149 counts of class 4 felony ani... Read More
January 15, 2010
The reward for information leading to the arrest and conviction of whoever is responsible for the shooting deaths of six wild horses rose to $12,500 this week, when the Humane Society of the United States added $2,500 to the existing $10,000 re... Read More
January 11, 2010
The former operator of a Nebraska training ranch for Bureau of Land Management (BLM) mustangs went on trial in Morrill County District Court today for allegedly maltreating more than 100 animals.
Last April Morrill County law enforce... Read More
December 28, 2009
On Monday, the controversial gather of about 2,700 Bureau of Land Management (BLM) mustangs from the Calico Mountain Complex Herd Management Complex in Nevada will begin as planned after a federal judge declined to stop the roundup.
... Read More
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Q. I've just adopted a wild horse and have heard that they often don't need shoes. She is in a quarter-acre dry lot connected to a 10-acre irrigated pasture for turn-out. Do we need to shoe her?