CNN: Captured Wild Horses in Extreme Weather

Straight from the Horse's Heart

By Mary Cella of CNN HLN

They say horses and burros are hardy enough to survive in these temperatures-when even polar bears can’t withstand this cold!

As people across the country huddle indoors to escape arctic temperatures, millions of animals are stranded out in the cold.  Critics say the approximately 45 thousand wild horses that have been rounded up by the government’s Bureau of Land Management are in grave danger.  These horses hide from the cold in nooks and crannies when they’re in the wild.  Now, they’re stranded in holding pens out in the open.
We reached out the Bureau of Land Management for comment, and the Bureau’s Jeff Krauss responded:
“Wild horses and burros live in rugged weather conditions, both hot and cold, on the range throughout the year. 

Wild horses at holding facilities are provided with man-made and natural wind breaks. In contrast, there are not many natural…

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Cuckoo for Coconut


ImageCoconut oil is still a fairly new discovery to me. I’ve only been using it now for a year or so, but I’ve been using it for everything. Hey, there are worse addictions one could fall victim to. Normally, I would tell people that everything is better in moderation. Now, I think that maybe I should adjust that phrase to sounding more like, “everything is better in moderation, except for coconut oil.”

Needless to say coconut oil became a staple in my kitchen. It’s a great dairy free alternative for butter or margarine, and it has a higher smoke point than olive or vegetable oils. Those Filipinos are on to something, and I like it.

Best part is that the kitchen is just one place you can reap the benefits of coconut oil!

It’s also great for your skin. Coconut oil is packed with vitamin E, which helps with healing…

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