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Let The Horse Slaughtering Recommence

AP | By JUSTIN JUOZAPAVICIUS | Posted 11.30.2011 | Green

TULSA, Okla. -- Horses could soon be butchered in the U.S. for human consumption after Congress quietly lifted a 5-year-old ban on funding horse meat ...

Let The Horse Slaughtering Recommence

Posted 11.30.2011 | Green

Horse slaughter policy in America has entered a new era. Back in 2006, Congress instituted a ban on the use of federal money toward the inspection ...

'The Outside of a Horse is Good for the Inside of a Man'

Tim Giago | Posted 01.23.2012 | Green
Tim Giago

There in a small clearing my flashlight pointed out what had happened. Lacey had given birth and shot the baby under a barbed wire fence so that she and the other horses were on one side of the fence and the foal was on the other.

PHOTOS: India Celebrates Sonepur Cattle Fair

Posted 11.15.2011 | Green

The Sonepur Fair in Bihar, India takes place annually on the holy river Ganges. The cattle fair, held in the Indian state of Bihar, has its origins du...

Who Stole John Wayne (The Miniature Pony)?

AP | Posted 01.08.2012 | Green

SMITHFIELD, Pa. -- State police are investigating the disappearance of a miniature pony from a southwestern Pennsylvania farm. Officials say the 500-...

Union Rags Favorite In Breeders' Cup Juvenile

AP | By COLIN FLY | Posted 01.04.2012 | Sports

LOUISVILLE, Ky. -- Trainer Michael Matz hopes Union Rags takes him back to the place where he had his greatest success five years ago with Barbaro. U...

Findings Of Carriage Horse Necropsy Stirs Animal Rights Debate

| Mary Johnson | Posted 01.01.2012 | New York

MIDTOWN -- Charlie the Central Park carriage horse, who dropped dead on his way to work in Midtown, was suffering from a pronounced, chronic ulceratio...

GRAPHIC VIDEO: 'Worst Case Of Animal Cruelty' Rescue Group Has Witnessed

Posted 12.28.2011 | Green

A Northern California man was arrested this week for what some members of a local animal rescue group have described as the "worst cases of animal cru...

Montana Thieves Chase Tail

AP | Posted 12.10.2011 | Crime

The Associated Press BELGRADE, Mont. -- A Montana woman says she knows it sounds mean, but she hopes her horse at least tried to kick the person th...

Woman On Horse Scares Off Bear

Posted 11.22.2011 | Green

Earlier this summer, a young woman in Montana faced off with a bear ... and won ... while riding a horse. Erin Bolster, of Swan Mountain Outfitter...

Woman Saves 60 Horses From Their Deaths

Posted 11.19.2011 | Denver

In the last week of August, Elizabeth Lecoq-Currier drove past a pasture of 60 horses in Crested Butte that she soon found out were bound for the slau...

Horses Wearing 9, 1 And 1 Are NYC Winners On 9/11

AP/The Huffington Post | Posted 11.13.2011 | New York

NEW YORK -- What are the odds? On the 10th anniversary of the Sept. 11 attacks on Sunday, horses wearing the numbers 9, 1 and 1 won the first three...

Wild Horse Policy Scrutinized In Wyoming

AP | By MEAD GRUVER | Posted 11.12.2011 | Green

EDEN, Wyo. -- The mares received the equine equivalent of the pill and the stallions remained intact. The dust has settled from a government roundup ...

WATCH: Bulldog Gets Licked By NYPD Horse

Posted 11.04.2011 | Comedy

If you're an NYPD horse, you spend a lot of your day around people. And they may be cool or whatever, but they're not exactly cute. So when you come a...

Not Furlong: Anti-Bleeding Medication Banned

Posted 10.13.2011 | Sports

The United States is one of the last places in the world where horse trainers can treat their horses with the anti-bleeding medication Furosemide, kno...

Esteemed Poet Jana Harris Showcases Equine Empathy Through Heartwarming Horse Tale

Wendy Diamond | Posted 10.08.2011 | Books
Wendy Diamond

When esteemed poet Jana Harris finally found herself with a large plot of land to call her own, she knew that her dream of raising horses could finall...

Wyo. Horse Roundup Plan Shifts To Birth Control

AP | BEN NEARY | Posted 10.06.2011 | Denver

CHEYENNE, Wyo. — Backing away from a plan to castrate wild stallions that has incensed environmental groups, the U.S. Bureau of Land Management ...

Aruba: The Beach Is Just the Beginning...

Dwight Brown | Posted 09.19.2011 | Travel
Dwight Brown

When you consider the island of Aruba's culture, history, nightlife, restaurants, sports and dramatic desert terrain, alluring beaches are just the opening act.

David Lohr

Michigan Man Allegedly Caught On Tape Having Sex With Thoroughbred Horse

HuffingtonPost.com | David Lohr | Posted 09.12.2011 | Weird News

Police in Michigan have arrested a 62-year-old man who was allegedly caught on surveillance video having sexual intercourse with a horse. It is the se...

Dreaming About Horses? Find Out What It Might Mean

The Huffington Post | Shellie Braeuner | Posted 09.12.2011 | Healthy Living

Dreams about horses are a fairly common dream theme at bedtime. If you or a loved one have been covering this ground at night, you may have questions ...

PHOTOS: Feminist Photography And The 'Glass Ceiling'

Posted 09.08.2011 | Arts

Jill Greenberg's new show "Glass Ceiling" at Clamp Art NYC is her fifth at the gallery and represents a continuation of her interests in portraiture, ...

Sheryl Crow Lends A Hand To Protecting Wild Horses

AP | Posted 09.07.2011 | Denver

RENO, Nev. — Singer, songwriter Sheryl Crow says she'll donate part of the profits from an upcoming concert in Wyoming to a wild horse protectio...

A Tale of Two Mares

Liz O'Connell | Posted 08.30.2011 | Sports
Liz O'Connell

Winter Vacation and Light N Easy are thoroughbred mares. They moved to new homes recently. Winter's transition was uncomplicated, while Light N Easy's sojourn was fraught.

A Saratoga Interlude

Liz O'Connell | Posted 08.30.2011 | Sports
Liz O'Connell

Grazing horses on lead shanks under the rustling, feather-leafed locusts; chatting about horses, history and more horses with a lifelong friend, while keeping an eye on our wards.

Kids, Animals and Charities -- Who Knew?

Brian Buck | Posted 08.21.2011 | Impact
Brian Buck

It's probably not surprising that some of the most popular charities among kids are those that assist animals. Here are five such organizations.