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Equine microchipping clinic hopes to prevent accidental slaughter

August 27th, 2014 (4)
From: The Middletown Press By: Kaitlyn Schroyer HADDAM NECK >> After the beloved family pony is sold, who knows whether that pony will end up on a kill buyer’s trailer traveling to Mexico or Canada to be slaughtered. However ...

Weld County horse community fights outbreak of vesicular stomatitis

August 27th, 2014 (1)
All horse owners in states effected by VS need to be aware of where and when outbreaks happen. Keep the amount of flies down in both your pasture and stalls. Look for the symptoms of VS – such as ...

Thompson said ranchers support management options

August 27th, 2014 (3)
The article below makes it seem there are thousands upon thousands of wild horses in the Checkerboard region. Quite a lie since its known that the number of wild horses in Wyoming is only around 3600. Compare that to ...

Protesting activists say NYC mayor went back on promise to ban carriage horses

August 26th, 2014 (1)
From: The Republic NEW YORK — A group of New Yorkers are putting Mayor Bill de Blasio’s feet to the fire for what they say is reneging on his campaign promise to ban carriage horses. They rallied Tuesday near ...

Iceland Horses Are Hardy Despite Hardships

August 26th, 2014 Comments Off
From: Guardian Liberty Voice By: Lane Therrell Iceland’s iconic horses are hardy and remain resilient despite the hardships they have been bred to face, including harsh winters and periodic volcanic eruptions. The Bardarbunga volcanic activity follows the eruptions of ...

Preservationists Sue BLM Over Alleged Wild Horse Mismanagement

August 26th, 2014 (1)
From: Utah Public Radio By: Taylor Halversen Wild horse maintenance has been an inciting topic in Utah over the summer months. However, the issue extends beyond state borders with the role of state and federal governments in roundup efforts ...

Protesters claim BLM favors cattle over wild horses

August 25th, 2014 (1)
From: KBZK RIVERTON, Wyo. – Wild Horse advocates gathered outside of the student center building at Central Wyoming College on Monday to protest the Bureau of Land Management’s treatment of and plans for Wild Horses across the West. Simone ...

Vet advisory council steps up scrutiny of walking horses

August 25th, 2014 (4)
From a short piece by Roy Exum yesterday: “According to one source, USDA inspectors performered 38 inspections of randomly-chosen horses on Thursday night at the celebration and 21 were disqualified.” If this is true, then the sources of this ...

Commentary: BLM selling out ranchers to make way for Big Oil?

August 25th, 2014 (4)
It could very well be that the Dept. of the Interior is actually very happy that cattle ranchers and wild horse advocates are pointing fingers at each other. With all the controversy going on, it would be much easier ...

2 state supreme court rulings on animal abuse make for harsher penalties (Video)

August 24th, 2014 (6)
From: KMTR By: Kat Wolcott EUGENE, Ore. — Two recent Oregon Supreme Court decisions are expanding animal rights. In one case, Judges ruled that animals could be considered victims. That could make for longer sentences for those who neglect ...