Month: October 2009

Wild Horses in the Pryor Mountains, MT - (Photo by Terry Fitch)

Wild Horse Debate Gallops On

By William M. Welch, USA TODAY LOS ANGELES — The Obama administration’s first try at resolving the debate over the wild horses of the West has not gone over well with some. Animal rights groups say that Interior Secretary Ken Salazar‘s proposal to relocate thousands of mustangs to […]

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Habitat for Horses becomes first Equine Sanctuary accredited by GFAS

Today the Global Federation of Animal Sanctuaries (GFAS), the only globally recognized organization providing standards for identifying legitimate animal sanctuaries, announced Habitat for Horses became the first equine rescue and sanctuary accredited to its standards and, thereby, recognized by GFAS. The accreditation signifies the official implementation of clear and respected international standards for the public, donors and government agencies to recognize credible sanctuaries that adhere to the true mission of providing safe haven and humane care for abused animals.

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