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Horsemeat found in tinned beef on sale in Lincolnshire

November 1st, 2013 (1)
Horsemeat has been found in tinned beef that has been on sale in discount stores in the UK, the Food Standards Agency said. From: BBC News Horse DNA was found during routine testing by Lincolnshire County Council trading standards ...

NYC’s Mayor Bloomberg Doesn’t Know Manure About Carriage Horses

October 31st, 2013 (3)
Mayor Bloomberg and the Daily News teamed up to mislead everyone on what will happen to NYC’s carriage horses when (not if) the industry shuts down. From: Forbes By: Vickery Eckhoff Mayor Michael Bloomberg misled the public in claiming ...

Of Course! Of Course! A Skeleton Horse!

October 31st, 2013 (4)
Happy Halloween! Stay safe and have fun! – From Habitat for Horses From: The Pet Collective By: Kate Gallagher Whoa! Could you think up of a cooler costume for your horse? This awesome creation was done by Sandy Cramer ...

Animal Law Expert Wants Court to Ban Horse Slaughter in the U.S.

October 31st, 2013 (3)
From: http://www.foodsafetynews.com/ By: Dan Flynn Four months into litigation aimed at preventing horses from being legally slaughtered in the United States, animal law attorney Bruce A. Wagman is already citing Front Range Equine Rescue v. Vilsack as one of ...

Outrage as Australian horse cull begins

October 30th, 2013 (5)
From: The West By: Brad Thompson WA is facing a worldwide backlash from horse lovers after the Aboriginal Lands Trust began a mass cull of thousands of feral animals on two of its stations in the Kimberley. The ALT ...

Both major mayoral candidates want to ban horse-drawn carriage rides in Central Park

October 30th, 2013 (2)
Jerry thinks the threat of slaughter is a poor excuse for maintaining carriage horses in NYC. The horses would be adopted in no time in the turnover were handled correctly and the owners didn’t have their brains stuck on ...

Horse rescued from well near Louisville

October 29th, 2013 (2)
From: 9News.com By: Raquel Villanueva KUSA – A horse named Rocket had a rough start to the weekday. On Monday morning, the horse got stuck in a well off of Empire Road and East 104th Street. The horse’s owner ...

A Tribute to MoZ

October 29th, 2013 (5)
Debbie Stoutamire “All the darkness in the world cannot extinguish the light of a single candle” – St. Francis of Assisi” There are horses who climb into your heart, and tug on your heart strings; and never let go. ...

Gentle method of horse training can work with relating to people

October 28th, 2013 Comments Off
From: MySanAntonio.com By: Roy Bragg COMFORT — Cinnamon, a 24-year-old mare who’s blind in her right eye, stood alone in the corner of a corral on a Hill Country ranch. The horse didn’t want to be there. Linda Salinas, ...

Kill-Buyer Critics

October 28th, 2013 (8)
A horse auction in West Fargo Friday brought out buyers of all sorts, and horse rescue groups say some of them are what they call “kill-buyers,” who buy the animal for slaughter in Canada or Mexico. From: KDAY.com By: ...