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Gov’t shutdown doesn’t stop Feds from sending wild horses to slaughter middleman.

October 12th, 2013 (8)
Fish & Wildlife Service Spending $250,000 to Launder Nevada Wild Horses into Slaughter Pipeline, Advocates Charge From: American Wild Horse Preservation Reno, NV…. The government shutdown may be preventing many operations, including full staffing of federal wild horse and ...

USDA: Horse Slaughter Environmental Review Pointless

October 11th, 2013 (1)
From: Food Product Design By: Josh Long ALBUQUERQUE, N.M.—An agency within the U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA) lacks discretion to deny requests to inspect horse slaughter facilities if they meet requirements under the Federal Meat Inspection Act, rendering an ...

Shutdown leaves horses without water

October 11th, 2013 (19)
From: Elko Daily Free Press By: Dylan Woolf Harris ELKO — While Washington politicks over a government shutdown, wild horses on the range could be dying of thirst. Carlin resident Jackie Wiscombe, who for the past two years has ...

Navajos agree to end horse roundups for slaughter

October 10th, 2013 (3)
Horse slaughter has no place in our culture. It is cruel, inhumane, and perpetuates abuse and neglect of these beloved animals – Robert Redford From: The Daily News Online By: Jeri Clausing The Navajo Nation says it will end ...

‘Horse holocaust’

October 10th, 2013 (2)
Neighbors of Mustang Ranch and Rescue say animals are being starved From: CDA Press By: GORDON RAGO/Hagadone News Network A Cataldo ranch claiming to be a nonprofit equine rescue operation is under investigation by the Kootenai County Sheriff’s Office ...

2 contract workers caring for 2,000 horses at BLM’s Palomino Valley center

October 9th, 2013 (9)
From: Mostly Dogs Forum By: Mark Robison The following comes from a press release sent out by Beverlee McGrath, who represents Hidden Valley Horse Rescue, among other groups: What is happening to the 50,000 American wild horses now that ...

Jealous Saudi husband divorces wife after seeing photo of her kissing horse

October 9th, 2013 (9)
From: New York Daily News By: Lee Moran A jealous Saudi husband divorced his wife after she posted a snap of her kissing a horse online. The innocent image, of his spouse tenderly planting a smooch on the four-legged ...

Ponies Stranded On Island Due To Government Shutdown

October 8th, 2013 (6)
From RedOrbit By Michael Harper A newly developing story details yet another event that will be suspended due to the government shutdown, which is now heading into its second week. Every fall the Chincoteague Volunteer Fire Department (CVFD) rounds ...

Navajo Leader Drops His Support for Slaughter of Wild Horses on the Reservation

October 8th, 2013 Comments Off
From: The New York Times By: Fernanda Santos PHOENIX — Under pressure by animal welfare groups and many of his own people, the president of the Navajo Nation, Ben Shelly, has reversed his stance on horse slaughtering, saying he ...

Beautiful videos from Karen McLain – Painting the West and America’s Wild Horses

October 7th, 2013 (4)
A gifted artist, Karen McLain’s videos and paintings capture the spirit and beauty of the wild horses of the desert west. Enjoy: She also keeps a blog of her experiences while painting horses. Her most recent entry is on ...