Secretary of Agriculture Calls for Alternatives to Horse Slaughter

Animal Welfare Institute has long advocated alternatives to horse slaughtering, along with many others, such as therapeutic riding, riding school programs, or even second careers in a variety of equestrian sporting events.

Local equine transport helps horses headed to Newtown

The horses that a Poolesville horse ambulance was expected to carry to Connecticut are small, but their mission is a huge one: help heal the hearts of the children affected by the Sandy Hook shooting last month.

Horse Sense — and more

Southwest Behavioral Health Services houses a new equine-assisted therapy program run by Flagstaff therapist Libby Smith. “Horses mirror,” Smith said, quoting Winston Churchill, “‘There is nothing as good for the inside of a man as the outside of a horse.'”

Renowned Horse Whisperer Puts Veterans on a Path to Healing

In the newest special in Military Channel’s Coming Home initiative, original “horse whisperer” and American renaissance cowboy Monty Roberts works with three veterans of the Iraq war, each of whom suffers from Post Traumatic Stress Disorder. The result is nothing short of magic.

The Wild Horse Redemption

Can a wild creature be rehabilitated, and socialized for safe interaction with humans? Can two wild creatures – prisoner and mustang – help each other to a better life?