American Equine Summit in Chatham April 26-27

The slaughter of horses needs to stop now.

It is important for anti-slaughter people to meet to discuss strategies in getting our message across and legislation passed that will effectively stop horse slaughter in the US forever. ~ HfH

From The Daily Freeman News

The slaughter of horses needs to stop now.

The slaughter of horses on American soil must be prevented.

CHATHAM – The Architects of U.S. Horse Slaughter Ban will address an invitation-only crowd at The 2014 American Equine Summit on Saturday, April 26 and Sunday, April 27 at Equine Advocates Rescue & Sanctuary in Chatham.

Veteran television news journalist Jane Velez-Mitchell will deliver the Keynote Address and Vice President Joe Biden will help kick off the event with a special video message about horses in an event featuring presentations from some of the most prominent equine experts in the nation, with a special focus on the bill signed into law on January 17 defunding U.S. horse slaughter.

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AUTHOR: Amber Barnes
  • This has all the ear marks of a fabulous informative Meeting , how do you become an invited guest??????

    March 20, 2014
    • Robynne Catheron

      Arlene, last year I simply asked the host, andwas imm ediately sent an invitation. I wasn’t able to attend, but the owner of a large and prominent New York equine rescue went. I hope you can go!

      I wish I could attend this year, it’s just a couple of hours drive for me, but I’ll be a week into my thousand-mile anti-slaughter RIDE FOR THEIR LIVES by then.

      March 20, 2014
      • Dear Robyanne, Thank you, who is the Host >\???? I would be able to go …….

        March 20, 2014
        • Robynne Catheron

          Arlene, the host is always Equine Advocates Rescue and Sanctuary in Chatham, NY. I truly hope you get to go! Here’s their contact info from the original article:

          For more information on the American Equine Summit, email or call (518) 245-1599.

          March 23, 2014
          • Thank you Robynne, I will call tomorrow !!!!!

            March 24, 2014
  • Ronnie

    Two days ago, I emailed Equine Summit, & today I telephoned. They requested people do so. I have not heard back.

    I wonder who you have to be in order to be an “Invited Guest?”
    have been pretty active in anti-horse slaughter, wild horses, etc., for 7 years. And not just sitting at the computer.
    Maybe politicians, celebrities, members of animal organizations, like HSUS?

    This is very important, but the “boots on the ground,” grassroots, are the backbone. And need more information & education all the time. And you get so much more going to one of these Summits, Conventions.

    Obviously, I would love to go, & the reason not being to see celebrities. Although this is fantastic to have such high-power speakers.

    But honestly, I would love to see & hear John Holland again <3 🙂

    March 20, 2014