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Horsemeat Scandal Hits Norish Revenue

September 16th, 2014 (0)
The large food storage and logistics company, Norish, bought Townview Foods back in 2012. Townview Foods is at the center of the 2013 European horse meat scandal. Townview Foods had direct knowledge that they were illegally involved with selling ...

Churchill: Drugs taint horse racing

September 16th, 2014 (1)
From: Times Union By: Chris Churchill Every thoroughbred in Suzann Bobley’s barn comes with a story. Over there stands Pretty Boy Freud, who once won on Travers Day at Saratoga but later suffered a devastating leg injury. And that’s ...

West Nile Virus can Threaten Horse Health this Fall

September 15th, 2014 (0)
The importance of keeping your horses vaccinated against West Nile Virus cannot be overstated.  If your horse does contract the disease and starts showing symptoms, the mortality rate is 33%! Even if your horse has not been vaccinated – ...

Wild horse roundups not the best way to control population

September 15th, 2014 (3)
Everyone interested in the fate of the wild horses of the United States should write a letter to their local newspaper, post your views on Facebook and Twitter – simply spread the word that our government is set to ...

Part II Sport of Kings is a killing ground for young thoroughbred racers

September 15th, 2014 (6)
By HfH Guest Writer: Allen Warren PART II (Part one was published on our website yesterday, you can read it by clicking here. ~ HfH ) New York state equine medical officials have opened an investigation into the recent ...

Sport of Kings is a killing ground for young thoroughbred racers

September 14th, 2014 (9)
By HfH Guest Writer: Allen Warren PART I There are certain moments in our lives that are imprinted indelibly upon our memories. We remember exactly where we were, what we were doing and what we were thinking and felt ...

A smile for Old Blue

September 14th, 2014 (7)
From: Galveston Daily News By: Debbie Stoutamire “Smile, though your heart is aching … Smile, even though it is breaking” — Charlie Chaplin I recently took a trip to the Habitat for Horses to talk to a man who ...

EU to tighten rules on horse passports

September 13th, 2014 (3)
While Great Britain ponders trade agreements that will surely send horses to their deaths in China, EU as a whole has been creating measures to prevent fraudulent horse slaughter. Not the best answer (how about NO horse slaughter ever), ...

Give your support to help protect America’s horses

September 13th, 2014 (1)
This Letter to the Editor was written in Maine, but really ALL of us could help get it passed. Click Here to find how to contact your representative in the House. Let them know we need to get the ...

Under the mask…

September 12th, 2014 (1)
While it seems wonderful for the horse industry on the surface, this is little more than a cover for the horsemeat industry. Notice how the flag is waved on the benefits of the racing folks, but the exports are ...