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Animal Hearted Blog — Horses

6 Best Books About Animals to Read Right Now 0

 

Like many animal lovers, most of our very favorite childhood books were about pets and animals.  Who could forget having a good cry over classics like Charlotte’s Web, Old Yeller, or Black Beauty?  Think books about animals are just for kids?  You’re never too old to...

Ways You Can Help Animals Affected by the Louisiana Floods 1

 

The recent massive flooding in the Baton Rouge area of Louisiana has forced thousands of people from their homes. Concerned animal lovers are no doubt wondering what happens to the family dogs, cats, and other animals affected by the flooding. Many emergency shelters for people don’t...

SAFE Act Seeks to Ban Horse Slaughter in the U.S. 1

 

Every year over 100,000 U.S. horses of all types are inhumanely transported across our borders and then killed for their meat, which is shipped overseas for human consumption. According to the Humane Society of the United States, some horsemeat also ends up...

Why There Should Be a Ban on Horse Drawn Carriages 0

 

Do you live in a city where there are horse drawn carriage rides? While some places have banned horse drawn carriage rides, in many cities that get a lot of tourists, horse-drawn carriages are still big business. If you think there’s nothing romantic about seeing a...

Understanding the Sad Facts behind Horse “Soring” 1

 

The animal rights community has long been against the inhumane practice of horse “soring.” What exactly is soring? Many animal lovers haven’t heard much about soring, but it is a practice that everyone who cares about the welfare of animals should know about. Here are a few...