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The Rule of Law, and the Criminal Enterprises of Cockfighting and Horse Soring

February 27th, 2014 (2)
Criminal groups target activities that make money. Cock-fighting is rife with gambling while the “Big Lick” crowd spends big money on stud fees for tortured animals. These criminals have very organized “lobbying” efforts – lining the pockets of politicians ...

Horse Slaughter House Leaves Reminders Years After Closing

February 26th, 2014 Comments Off
The reality of the what horse slaughter plants do to their surrounding communities is something not often brought up. Its not just the atrocity of killing horses, when a horse slaughter plant opens in a community few jobs are ...

Leachman appeals horse abuse conviction to the Montana Supreme Court

February 26th, 2014 (2)
People sometimes abandoned their animals when their property is foreclosed on. This does not normally mean the original owners are NOT responsible for them or have given up ownership. Who owns and is responsible for these horses? Especially when ...

Sometimes Facebook gets it wrong: Eagle Rock horses won’t be euthanized.

February 25th, 2014 (1)
Recently a viral Facebook post made the rounds about 13 horses that were to be euthanized. Very quickly, we here at HfH received numerous contacts from people crying out to us to do something… We take a deep breath ...

Teens work through pain by taming horses (video)

February 25th, 2014 Comments Off
Equine assisted therapy for teens in trouble has been shown to aid those kids in overcoming the many issues they are coping with. As our own about us on our therapeutic programs state – horses reflect back the exact ...

Boston Globe Opinions: The carriage horses are fine

February 24th, 2014 (10)
One of the problems with the NYC horse carriage debacle is the political gaming for real money going on by both sides. While this article only scratches the surface of the true debate, it does show that there is ...

Internal BLM memo discusses wild horses options

February 23rd, 2014 (8)
So called “mercy killings” and sterilization of wild horses on the range is strictly forbidden by the 1971 Wild Free-Roaming Horses and Burros Act, as pointed out in the article below by Cloud Foundation executive director Ginger Kathrens. Yet ...

Live Feed of Horse’s Birth

February 22nd, 2014 (2)
There have been so many advances in reproductive sciences that this technique is no surprise to the general public – even if we do not understand how complicated the procedure is. Perhaps there is hope that this could be ...

Horses Shipped Out of U.S. for Slaughter Legally (Video)

February 21st, 2014 (7)
Horse buyers are making more and more claims to the media in recent days that they are being threatened by animal rights activists. Its now become something of a mantra for kill buyers – that they personally feel threatened. ...

Little of federal horse budget spent on fertility

February 20th, 2014 (1)
Horse slaughter is the answer for those “thinking outside the box” who want to use the land for private cattle ranchers. These permits are cheap in comparison to buying land. All of this to save cattle ranchers money though ...