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PRZEWALSKI'S HORSE...Ancient Origins and High Genetic Diversity

Information found may help save the endangered species!!

Science Daily
http://www.sciencedaily.com
Article Dated September 7, 2011


HORSES NEVER FORGET HUMAN FRIENDS

Horses not only remember people who have treated them well, they also understand words better than expected, research shows.

By Jennifer Viegas
Wed Mar 17, 2010 04:58 AM ET
DISCOVERY NEWS


DNR Doesn't Think Horse's Death Caused By Cougar

December 31, 2010 9:05 AM
CBS Minnesota
Town of Deerfield, Wis. (AP)


Second Teen Charged in Horse Slaughters

Animal cruelty, burglary charges in connection with string of horse killings
By BRIAN HAMACHER
Updated 1:36 PM EDT, Tue, Sep 22, 2009


Feed thefts had been going on a while
by Jessie Burchette

from SalisburyPost.com

People offering a really good deal on horse feed could be in trouble with the law.

The Iredell County Sheriff's Office is estimating that as much as $100,000 worth of feed, primarily horse feed, has been stolen from the Purina Mills plant in the industrial park on U.S. 70 east of Statesville.


Meet Phyllis & Shagra

This heartwarming video on "youtube" was sent to me by a friend.
Phyllis and Shagra's relationship is wonderful and can be truly appreciated by horse lovers everywhere!


Horse May Go From Slaughter House to Hollywood

South Florida horse found on death's door in running for movie

By JEFF BURNSIDE and BRIAN HAMACHER
Updated 8:55 AM EDT, Mon, Sep 14, 2009


From Race Horse to Main Course

Horses are being poached and slaughtered for their meat on the black market

By JEFF BURNSIDE and TODD WRIGHT
Updated 9:36 AM EDT, Wed, Mar 18, 2009


Suspected Horse Killer Caught
 The first horse killer suspect admits to the crime

By TODD WRIGHT
Updated 6:18 AM EDT, Thu, Sep 17, 2009


Horses being killed in South Florida
-- for their meat?

Story Highlights:

  • SPCA investigator calls horse slaughterings South Florida's "dirty little secret"
  • At least 19 horses have been butchered in two counties since January
  • Owner laments killing of Geronimo, a painted quarter horse
  • It is legal in some cultures to trade in horse meat, SPCA investigator says

updated 10:31 a.m. EDT, Mon August 10, 2009


Deerfield Man Makes 3-Horsepower Trek Across America

Man Leaves Home, Job For Journey In Horse-Powered RV

 Courtesy of WMRU News 9. 

Note:  Watch the video!  There is an ad prior to the actual video.


Lorenzo, the Flying Frenchman

 We received this video from a Talk'n Horse visitor.  It is truly amazing.  See for yourself and marvel and the relationship between this man and his horses!!


A LOGICAL EXPLANATION....

Long Prairie pony's death was natural, vet says
By Paul Walsh, Star Tribune
Last update: November 20, 2007 – 8:14 PM

Vet Says Minnesota Horse Mutilation Not a Hunting Accident
by: The Associated Press
November 08 2007, Article # 10779

Girl's Pet Horse Mutilated, Killed In Long Prairie
Jason DeRusha - WCCO-TV news team
Nov 5, 2007



So, you've got a "baby sitter" horse and need to make a video.....

CLICK HERE.  You'll laugh until you cry!!!

"Riding a horse is not a gentle hobby, to be picked up and put down like a game of solitaire. It is a grand passion. It seizes a person whole and once it has done so, he will have to accept that his life will be radically changed."


-------- Ralph Waldo Emerson

POIGNANT AND TRUE!!


STATE FAIR PATROL HORSE KILLED IN INVER GROVE HEIGHTS.  
Owners posting a reward to help solve the crime.    


Can Bill Northern Really Talk to Horses?

"Horses look down on us; they think we're around to service them," said Northern. "If you're late bringing their food, a horse thinks, 'what's the matter with that so-and-so?' And dogs think, 'What did I do wrong to deserve a late meal.' Dogs will go out of their way not to hurt your feelings. And cats will think, 'Dinner's late, I better go kill something!' "

By Burl Burlingame - Honolulu Star-Bulletin 

Feburary 26, 2000


Alabama Woman on Horseback Gets DUI

Fox News.Com 
Wednesday, April 04, 2007
Associated Press 

Jody'd like to know, "What About the Horse"???


Article:  Is it Fat or Is it HAY BELLY?  
Lunching with Jeff Kiewatt was like a shot of adrenaline to my information-starved mind….so much information, so little time to absorb it all!!  While the main article on Jeff’s endeavors in horse health and education is still waiting to be written, the information that stole my attention after the first hour of our lunch was the term “hay belly”.  Does the term refer to a "fat" horse?  What does the term mean?  Well, according to Jeff, it literally means, “hay in the horse’s belly”.   To understand the term you must understand the digestive system of the horse.  So…Are You Ready?  CLICK HERE to learn more!

Waiting in the doctor's office can be very boring.  I picked up a Good Housekeeping magazine and was very surprised to find an great article in their July 2006 issue about a blind mare given to a girl and their successes.  The article kept my attention (and my heart) and pretty soon I was out of the reception area and in the small room, still reading, waiting for the doctor.  What a great article...  Here is an on-line article about Blind Beauty and her friend Jenna.... enjoy...and if you're sitting in the doctor's office and see the July Issue of Good Housekeeping pick it up and read the article!

Just for the heck of it, I searched for more "blind beauty" stories and came across this one from Helena, Montana.

New pasture for a blind Beauty
Kentucky mare finds care and confidence.
By MARTIN J. KIDSTON, IR Staff Writer - 08/10/03
HelenaIR.com
Helena Montana

Here's the link to that amazing ranch in Montana....
Gray Area

By Ken Marcella, D.V.M.
Article donated by the mane points horse resource center

Melanoma Outlook

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Over the past five years, vet Stephen Ashdown has written many articles, spoken on equine matters and contributed widely to horse magazines
Juveniles charged in livestock shootings
By Greg Hunt - Posted: 2/8/06
Isanti County News

Why?  What were they thinking?  It seems so senseless....  The community is coming together, though, to show support for those who lost their horses and cow.  They're having a meeting in the Living Hope Ministry Center, located across the street from St. Francis Senior High School in downtown St. Francis this Saturday, at 9:30 am.

The boys also allegedly burned a home as well.  Here is a video from WCCO.com
http://www.wcco.com/video/?id=14443@wcco.dayport.com. (High Speed connections only.  The video will bog down dial-up!)

I looked outside and thanked God that my horses were alive and well....I think they all deserve a big hug at chores this morning!

WONDER WHAT EVER HAPPENED to those two juvenile boys that shot horses, a cow, and burned a home?  The Isanti County News forwarded this article:  

Judge rules out adult sentence in horse shooting case

John Hirsch
By Evelyn Puffer
Okay, I know its supposed to be a horse article...BUT
A Cat Dialing 911??
You just gotta read this story!


Check out Talk n' Horses Interview/Article w/ Jan Remmel.