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How to Help a Horse

By Matthew Bershadker

Originally posted at Nearly 150 years ago, ASPCA founder Henry Bergh stopped a cart driver from beating his horse, resulting in the first successful arrest for horse mistreatment on April 26, 1866. Protecting horses has been a core part of our mission ever since, but we also rely on a strong public voice — people playing direct roles in their communities and through government to save these majestic, loving animals from cruelty and neglect.

This commitment is the driving force behind Help a Horse Day, our nationwide contest on April 26 awarding five $10,000 grants to equine …read more

Source: Huffington Post Green