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Legislators push to ban horse doping

November 22nd, 2013 Comments Off
Horse doping – as pointed out in the article – masks injuries allowing them to become worse, puts both horse and rider at risk, and takes away victory from those who deserve it. This should have been stopped long ...

TRF Settles Lawsuit with New York

November 21st, 2013 Comments Off
A protracted legal battle between the Thoroughbred Retirement Foundation (TRF) and the New York Attorney General’s (NYAG) office ended at 2:30 p.m. Nov. 19 when a settlement was signed. From: The Horse By: Eric Mitchell The complaint filed by ...

Wild Horse Management Suit Bucked by Judge

November 21st, 2013 (1)
39,000 acres….120 horses equals not enough land??? ~ HfH From: Courthouse News Service By: Annie Youderian (CN) – The government’s decision to rein in the wild horse population on Montana’s Pryor Mountain did not violate environmental law, a federal ...

Online Auction Planned To Determine New Foal’s Name

November 20th, 2013 (1)
I just had to mention that the article below points out that the National Park Service already has programs in place that use contraceptives in mares – with the Assateague program successfully in place since 1988. The use of ...

Lawmakers silent on horse bill

November 20th, 2013 (7)
US Rep Marsha Blackburn regarding anti-soring bills says: “…and could potentially eliminate the entire industry and thus the entire breed.” What a ridiculous statement. The silence of our US Lawmakers allows hers to be the only voice heard. Call ...

A dangerous horse is tamed by love, pain lifts

November 19th, 2013 (1)
As the Scottish philosopher Thomas Carlyle once said: “Permanence, perseverance and persistence in spite of all obstacles, discouragements, and impossibilities: It is this, that in all things distinguishes the strong soul from the weak.” Jessica Morthole is a strong ...

Horses seized in welfare initiative

November 19th, 2013 Comments Off
While no one likes the idea of government telling them what they can and can’t do, the tough Irish laws about horse passports and approved equine property sounds perfect to me considering that most of the seizures we do ...

Roy Exum: Rep. Blackburn Draws Fury

November 19th, 2013 (1)
In 2008, Rep Blackburn was named one of the “Most Corrupt Members of Congress” by the government watchdog group Citizens for Responsibility and Ethics in Washington…I doubt that would be a surprise to anyone following the Tennessee Walking Horse ...

Mobile man recalls leading riderless horse for JFK

November 18th, 2013 (1)
From: Miami Herald By: Jeremy Gray MOBILE, Ala. — Pfc. Arthur Carlson spent the night before in a stable caring for Black Jack, so he used his day off to stop by the laundromat. Walking out that November day, ...

Multi-county probe underway into disappearance of horses

November 18th, 2013 (10)
Horses being purchased by a kill buyer without proof of ownership by the seller? Excuse me …but that is outrageous. The Triple Crown Ranch slaughter horse collecting station in Meeker, OK needs to be held accountable! Let your voice ...