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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 ...

Update from Canadian “Wildies” advocates

September 12th, 2014 (5)
In the past we have published articles from Virginia Fisher keeping us up to date on wild horse advocates in Canada’s fight with their government to protect the wild horses there. We received this update from them a few ...

Wyoming horse roundup scheduled to start Monday

September 12th, 2014 (2)
The ink has barely dried on the ruling, and already the BLM is ready to remove 800 wild horses. The Wild Free Roaming Horse and Burro Act has been swept aside, so cattle can destroy what is left of ...

Record Violations Cited At Shelbyville Walking Horse Celebration

September 11th, 2014 (6)
From: Nashville Public Radio By: Blake Farmer USDA inspectors disqualified a record number of walking horses at this year’s National Celebration in Shelbyville, according to a Celebration spokesman. A preliminary report from the Department of Agriculture says nearly 16 ...

Horse killer gets 3 months: a ‘wrist slap,’ family says

September 11th, 2014 (13)
From: Chesterfield Observer Claiming that “it was never my intent to hurt anyone,” a Cosby High graduate apologized last week in Chesterfield Circuit Court for shooting and killing a local family’s horse during a June 2013 crime spree. “I’m ...