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Horses seized in welfare initiative

November 19th, 2013 Comments Off
While no one likes the idea of government telling them what they can and can’t do, the tough Irish laws about horse passports and approved equine property sounds perfect to me considering that most of the seizures we do ...

Roy Exum: Rep. Blackburn Draws Fury

November 19th, 2013 (1)
In 2008, Rep Blackburn was named one of the “Most Corrupt Members of Congress” by the government watchdog group Citizens for Responsibility and Ethics in Washington…I doubt that would be a surprise to anyone following the Tennessee Walking Horse ...

Mobile man recalls leading riderless horse for JFK

November 18th, 2013 (1)
From: Miami Herald By: Jeremy Gray MOBILE, Ala. — Pfc. Arthur Carlson spent the night before in a stable caring for Black Jack, so he used his day off to stop by the laundromat. Walking out that November day, ...

Multi-county probe underway into disappearance of horses

November 18th, 2013 (10)
Horses being purchased by a kill buyer without proof of ownership by the seller? Excuse me …but that is outrageous. The Triple Crown Ranch slaughter horse collecting station in Meeker, OK needs to be held accountable! Let your voice ...

Researchers Find Toxoplasma gondii in Horsemeat

November 18th, 2013 (4)
Yet another reason to  NOT have horsemeat on our dinner table… HfH Webmistress From: The Horse By: Christa Lesté-Lasserre After all the publicized concern about the presence of phenylbutazone (Bute) in horsemeat, researchers now fear the meat could also ...

Princess Anne: Let them eat horsemeat

November 17th, 2013 (5)
‘What next? The Queen’s corgis?’ Estimates are that 7,000 horses are at risk of abandonment in Britain this winter. – Says Animal Aid’s Andrew Tyler From: New York Daily News By: David Harding Princess Anne, the only daughter of ...

Giant horse head sculptures in Scotland

November 17th, 2013 (1)
Before we get back to more serious news, how about some giant horse heads? From: Green Label Europeans sure do love their giant animal sculptures. In Falkirk, Scotland, public artist Andy Scott has erected two giant horse heads, which ...

Why This Congresswoman Opposes Effort To End Horrifying Horse Abuse

November 16th, 2013 (9)
From: Huffington Post By: Christina Wilkie WASHINGTON — The cruel practice of “soring” championship gaited horses by wrapping their hooves in corrosive chemicals and then applying chains or bands to the wounds in order to create an artificially high-stepping ...

Horse slaughter halted by federal appeals court

November 16th, 2013 (8)
Pro-slaughter groups and some of the media keep spreading the lie that horse slaughter is humane. There are other methods to control the populations that will allow wild horses to live. Do not forget to comment at the end ...

Dying woman gets last visit from horse, 2 dogs

November 15th, 2013 (2)
For me – upon my last day upon this earth – I would want to be surrounded by all my true family – not just my human ones. ~ HfH Web Mistress. From: The Cranberry Eagle By: Kate Malongowski ...