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Cherokee Horses: A Link to the Trail of Tears

December 28th, 2013 (1)
From: Indian Country Today By: Brian Daffron The federal policy of Indian Removal forced thousands of Native people of the Southeastern United States westward, with many only taking what little they could carry. For some families, this meant transporting ...

Horsemeat linked to new food scandal seized in Belgium

December 28th, 2013 (2)
Lies and more lies from the horse slaughter industry. Better yet for the Belgians would be to stop eating horsemeat. ~ HfH From: Global Post Belgium health authorities on Friday reported the seizure of 16.8 tonnes of horsemeat, part ...

NM’s Attorney General’s Horse Case is Slow Off The Line

December 27th, 2013 (6)
It looks like NM Atty Gen Gary King’s lawsuit will fail to stop New Mexico’s Valley Meat Co. plant from slaughtering horses come January 1st. Mid-January is long time to wait for the House and Senate’s agriculture appropriations bills ...

Horsemeat saga continues

December 27th, 2013 (6)
The American Veterinary Medical Association is *for* horse slaughter? Even with the knowledge of what type of drugs are administered to the majority of horses? This is not the first time the AVMA has come out on the side ...

New York City’s strange political brawl over carriage horses

December 27th, 2013 (1)
Stephen Nislick’s philanthropic motives may or may not be real (the real estate in this issue is worth a great deal of money), but the carriage horses effected are. ~ HfH From: Politico By: Elizabeth Titus NEW YORK — ...

Hammer needs your help

December 26th, 2013 (1)
It seemed strange to look through the door of stall one and not see Hammer laying down in the thick shavings. That had been his home for the last six months, and his favorite position – off his feet, ...

Presley seeks to revoke walking horse contest trophy

December 26th, 2013 (2)
Most Americans are unaware of what “soring” is. Perhaps if more celebrities, like Priscilla Presley, raised their voices then the Tennessee Walker would no longer suffer. ~ HfH From: USA Today By: Heidi Hall Elvis’ former wife says she ...

US agriculture bill could bury horse slaughter plans

December 25th, 2013 (10)
Mid-January is too late for the January 1st opening of the slaughterhouses. There must be some way to stop them – perhaps in New Mexico AG Gary King will find a way. ~ HfH From: HorseTalk A wide-ranging agriculture ...

Now for some extra horsey holiday spirit! Videos!

December 25th, 2013 (1)
Chances are the kids have been up for hours now playing with their gifts from Santa, most of the Christmas wrapping mess is in the trash or pushed to the corner, the chores to take care of your horsey ...

Day 12 – Twelve Days of Christmas HfH Special Event – Reed

December 24th, 2013 (1)
Today is our final featured equine for the Give a Horse a Home Special. But remember the special lasts until the end of this month! There is still time to adopt a horse, donkey or mini for just $35. ...