Welcome to the Minnesota Horse Welfare Coalition

The Minnesota Hay Bank’s “Promise of Food” campaign begins June 1, 2014. We seek to raise $10,000 by October 1, 2014. Please join us by helping feed horses in need. Make a tax-deductible┬ádonation today!

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"Beautiful -- thank you, from..." on Shiloh Acres Horse Rescue's album.

"Nothing better than a little..." on Minnesota Hooved Animal Rescue Foundation's photo.

Minnesota Horse Welfare Coalition - MNHWC shared Farm Sanctuary's photo.

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We know some of the latest news stories are depressing, but there is still love. There is always love. Sharing some of the love Marjorie and her son, Gabriel have for each other.

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Minnesota Horse Welfare Coalition - MNHWC shared University of Minnesota Equine Extension Program's photo.

You've probably all seen this by now, but just in case....

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It is recommended to avoid riding a horse when the combined air temperature (in Fahrenheit) and relative humidity (%) surpass 150. For example, today's high temperature is expected to be 94 F with 65% RH; the combination of the two is 159. When the air temperature + relative humidity is less than 130, horses are very effective at cooling themselves. Between 130 and 150, a horse’s ability to cool themselves is decreased. When the combination is greater than 150, a horse’s ability to cool themselves is greatly reduced. If the combination is greater than 180, conditions could become fatal if the horse is stressed. For more information on managing horses during hot weather, view our webinar at https://umconnect.umn.edu/p37807628/

By: University of Minnesota Equine Extension Program

"Julie Tillman: We rec'd your..." on their own link.