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For Horse-Crazy Girls Only: Everything You Want to Know About Horses PDF Print E-mail
Written by The Bookworm   
Wednesday, 16 February 2011 06:47

Horsing around is the best thing in your life.

Your bedroom walls are covered with posters of ponies. You’ve drawn dobbins all over your notebooks in school. When you say “dam”, it’s a good thing, and your favorite cuddle-up blanket just happens to have hooves on it.

Nobody could mistake you for anything other than the horsey girl you are. So why not brush up on mucking out, cooling down, and more by reading “For Horse-Crazy Girls Only” by Christina Wilsdon, illustrated by Alecia Underhill?

Whether you have a horse or you don’t, you probably spend a lot of time dreaming about everything equine. That’s the best thing about this book: Christina Wilsdon is horse-crazy, too, and she’s got lots of things to tell you.


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National Equine Resource Network (NERN) Launches PDF Print E-mail
Written by Shirley Puga   
Thursday, 01 July 2010 13:48

National Equine Resource Network (NERN) Launches, Prepares to Assist Struggling Equine Welfare Organizations

Horse rescues & sanctuaries are struggling with high costs, low donations and a never-ending supply of horses. A new organization brings them hope…

Each year, more than 100,000 American horses cross the borders into Canada and Mexico where they are sold for slaughter. Countless thousands are seized by animal control officers in cases of abandonment, abuse or neglect, while an untold number of horses suffer silently in barns and backyards around the country. It seems an unfair fate for the animal that has, throughout history, given so much to mankind. Fields were plowed, battles were won, new frontiers were discovered and nations were built – all on the back of a horse.


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Two AZ Men Accused of Torturing Arabian Horse PDF Print E-mail
Written by Administrator   
Wednesday, 07 April 2010 00:00

Two men in New River, Arizona were arrested Tuesday afternoon on suspicion of felony animal cruelty when it was discovered they caused the death of one horse by an injection of pool acid and starved another horse.

Detectives with Maricopa County Sheriff's animal crimes unit believe John Henkle, 54, injected a 26-year-old Arabian horse with a homemade injection of pool acid and sodium bicarbonate, causing an extremely painful death in early March, according to a press release. Laurel George, 54, is accused of assisting Henkle.


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