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The European Union has stopped the import of horsemeat from Mexico

December 8th, 2014 (12)
BREAKING NEWS The European Union has stopped the import of horse meat from Mexican slaughterhouses – effectively immediately. Approximately 100,000 American horses cross the Mexican border to be slaughtered each year. The majority of their meat had been shipped ...

Investigators studying death of horse and teen rider

December 8th, 2014 (2)
It is always best practice when going for a ride to go with others. Or at the very least, let others know where you are going and when you will return. What happened to this young woman was a ...

Horse Nonsense From City Hall

December 8th, 2014 (3)
We try to give both sides of the story when it comes to the New York City Horse Carriage Ban. The Anti-Horse Carriage side say the horses are abused – they are in traffic, kept in small quarters, and ...

University of Wyoming research provides data on wild horse diets

December 8th, 2014 (0)
As we have pointed out before – when comparing how cattle and equine eat, one must also take into account how they eat. Horses clip the grass with their upper and lower teeth. Cattle wrap their tongue around taller ...

Roberto Dutesco: The Wild Horses of Sable Island

December 7th, 2014 (0)
Many people have mixed feelings about how humans should be able to interact with wild horses. Should we be able to interact with them? Should we be able to drive ATVs where there are wild horse herds? There are ...

4 month old foal plays with a ball – very very cute video

December 7th, 2014 (1)
Good Sunday Afternoon to ya’ll. As promised, here is an adorable video of Cruz the colt, having a great time playing with a ball. According the Youtube info – this is only 2nd time Cruz has attempted to play ...

BLM to gather ‘public nuisance’ burros in Pahrump Valley

December 7th, 2014 (3)
Where will they be taking these burros for adoption? The BLM’s holding facilities are already overcrowded. The Palomino Valley facility is infamous for its lack of protection from the heat. Also the actual article misspells burro as “burrow”. ~ ...

A Horse for Christmas

December 6th, 2014 (1)
While this should be Sunday before Christmas’s special video – I could not help myself – this adorable girl’s story of her Christmas horse is too beautiful not to share. What better way to teach your children responsibility, create ...

No police horses for Inverness for Christmas

December 6th, 2014 (0)
Mounted police can make wonderful community ambassadors for law enforcement. But only if they used as more than just a means to keep crowds under control. It has been found in studies done that when police ride horses on ...

New company eyes horse slaughter in NM

December 5th, 2014 (7)
Let us hope that this horse meat processing plant that hopes to open in New Mexico has the same fate as Valley Meat. Also isn’t true that there is no budget money for horse meat inspectors? You will need ...