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Vesicular Stomatitis (VS) Update from Texas Animal Health Commission

June 19th, 2014 Comments Off
Vesicular Stomatitis (VS) is a viral disease that can cause blisters and sores in the mouth and on the tongue, muzzle, teats, or hooves of horses and a number of other livestock. VS is a very contagious disease. Sand ...

Mitch McConnell & Andy Barr continue to support horse torture

June 19th, 2014 (4)
From: Barefoot and Progressive By: David M. F. Schankula Mitch McConnell & Andy Barr continue to support horse torture despite Ed Whitfield’s bill to stop the practice In the Senate primary, Mitch McConnell delighted in Matt Bevin’s defense of ...

BLM gets input on horses at annual meeting

June 19th, 2014 (3)
From: The Spectrum By: Tracie Sullivan CEDAR CITY – With plans to gather 200 wild horses off the range next month, the Bureau of Land Management held their annual public hearing Wednesday night to solicit comments from the public ...

Horses on the Hill: Advocates push equine welfare in D.C.

June 18th, 2014 (1)
From: Philly.com By: Amy Worden Equine advocates are working two fronts on Capitol Hill this week to protect America’s horses.Outside the Capitol supporters of humane treatment of Tennessee Walking Horses will rally for legislation, while inside lobbyists will be ...

BLM can’t keep up with new oil wells

June 18th, 2014 (3)
You may wonder what new leases for oil wells and fracking have to do with horses. In May 2014, of the 193 parcels recommended to be up for auction for new oil leases, 14 of them overlap with two ...

Roy Exum: ‘Dutch’ Walks In D.C. Today

June 18th, 2014 (2)
From: The Chattanoogan By: Roy Exum The last time there was a “Dutch” in Washington was in the 1980s when Ronald Reagan, famously nicknamed “Dutch” by his father and later his friends, served as the nation’s 40th President. Another ...

Tensions Still High In ‘Nevada Land’ Over Cattle Dispute

June 17th, 2014 (1)
From: NPR By: Kirk Siegler Cliven Bundy’s ranch is just a few miles off Interstate 15 in southern Nevada, near the tiny town of Bunkerville. The dirt road that gets you there snakes through a hot and forlorn patch ...

Las Vegas middle-schooler files wild horse initiative

June 17th, 2014 (3)
From: Elko Daily Free Press LAS VEGAS — Robin Warren is a middle school student from Las Vegas who is better known as “Wild Mustang Robin” because of her work in advocacy for wild horses. Warren first started collecting ...

Wild horses: BLM says comment count at 36,000

June 17th, 2014 (6)
From: The Spectrum By: Tracie Sullivan CEDAR CITY – After confirming it had received 26,574 comments opposing the agency’s proposed upcoming horse gather in two southern Utah counties, Bureau of Land Management officials are now saying their records were ...

Dead horse replica brought to protest carriage driver

June 16th, 2014 (4)
From: New York Post By: Rebecca Rosenberg ​Protesters placed a lifesize foam replica of a dead horse outside Manhattan Criminal Court on Monday ​to protest ​the district attorney’s offer of ​community service​ ​ ​to a carriage operator​ accused of ...