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Justice for Abused Donkey

August 22nd, 2014 (9)
From: Humane Society By: Sherry Ramsey Congratulations to Assistant District Attorney Rob Freyer of Montgomery County, Texas for obtaining a conviction in cruel animal dragging case Assistant District Attorney Rob Freyer of Montgomery County, Texas, faced some difficult hurdles ...

Pinal County Sheriff’s Office pays the price for putting horse down

August 21st, 2014 (1)
From: KVOA By: Sean Mooney TUCSON- A follow up to a story News 4 Tucson brought you first, about a horse that was euthanized in Red Rock, after determining the animal was suffering. It appears the Pinal County Sheriff’s ...

Changes coming to Tennessee Walking Horse National Celebration (Video)

August 21st, 2014 (3)
From: WSMV By: Alanna Autler SHELBYVILLE, TN (WSMV) - A Tennessee tradition will see new changes this year prompted by allegations of abuse. Hundreds of horses will compete in the Tennessee Walking Horse National Celebration in Shelbyville this month. ...

Slaughter-horse hauler enters plea (Video)

August 21st, 2014 (3)
In case you have forgotten about this horrendous case of abuse and horse slaughter, here is a post from May 2012: Regrettably, the cruelty observed in Terry Saulters’ case is not an exception but the rule. January 17th, 2012, ...

Wild horses deaths now up to 75, corral managers deny wrongdoing

August 20th, 2014 (2)
From: The Garden City Telegram By: Steven Tendo The owners of a corral in Scott County where more than 50 wild horses were reported to have died last week have denied that any wrongdoing on their part could have ...

A time to cull? The battle over Australia’s brumbies

August 20th, 2014 (2)
Australia’s wild horses are known as brumbies. There has been much “to do” about their population and the native flora and fauna in the region. Culling – true culling, meaning to remove for slaughter, is never the answer. ~ ...

Holistic approach to wild horses needed for survival

August 20th, 2014 (3)
There is nothing holistic about the approach Ms. Cowley advocates. The wild horses share of the public lands continues to shrink while profit making cattle ranchers demand more and more. Now only 11% of the public land is being ...

Walking Horse Celebration faces tough scrutiny

August 19th, 2014 (0)
From: The Tennessean The 76th Tennessee Walking Horse National Celebration opens Wednesday in Shelbyville, and the entire equine industry, the U.S. Department of Agriculture and Congress will be watching. If past competitions are any indication, that scrutiny is a ...

Advocates Will Speak Out for Wild Horses during BLM Ntl Advisory Board Meeting

August 19th, 2014 (1)
From: KCSG TV By: The Cloud Foundation (COLORADO SPRINGS, Colo.) – The Cloud Foundation, American Wild Horse Preservation Campaign, Wild Horse Freedom Federation, Friends of Animals and Respect 4 Horses will hold a press conference and rally at the ...

Forest Service continues to cull Murderers Creek herd

August 19th, 2014 (2)
From: The Bulletin By: Andrew Clevenger Gradual reduction likely until completion of new environmental review WASHINGTON — The U.S. Forest Service is continuing to remove wild horses from the Murderers Creek section of the Malheur National Forest but is ...