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Roy Exum: ‘Neigh’ To The Ag-Gag Bill

May 13th, 2013 (9)
The Chattanoogan, May 13, 2013 There will be two pivotal events in Tennessee this week that will thrill horsemen and their families all around the world. Later today Bill Haslam is expected to say “neigh” and veto the dreaded ...

Young girl, blind horse win championships

May 12th, 2013 (5)
IronMountainDailyNews.com, Lisa Reed, May 11. 2013 IRON MOUNTAIN – Victoria Czech had owned Skips Golden Silk, a double-registered palomino quarter horse, for two years when she found out he would eventually go blind in both eyes. The Chippewa Falls, ...

News, News and more News

May 11th, 2013 (3)
Four Convicted Over Money-Laundering Scheme Horsetalk.co.nz, May 11, 2013 Four people in Texas have been convicted for their roles in a scheme to launder millions of dollars in drug money through a quarter horse racing operation.   A federal ...

BLM proposes horse roundup in southern Wyoming

May 11th, 2013 (14)
(Note to the BLM Office of Sending Out Press Releases – Amazing timing here, guys. Yesterday you sent out a press release saying you have no more room, and today’s release from the other side of the country says ...

Government can’t find room for America’s wild horses

May 10th, 2013 (7)
The Miami Herald,,SEAN COCKERHAM, MCCLATCHY WASHINGTON BUREAU, May 9, 2013 WASHINGTON — Wild horses, descended from the steeds of Spanish explorers, Native Americans, U.S. cavalry and ranch strays, are being offered for auction this weekend in Fort Worth, Texas, as part of ...

After 60 dead horses found, investigators warn it could get much worse

May 9th, 2013 (15)
620ETMJ.com – Wisconsin -Charles Benson, May 8, 2013 PLEASANT PRAIRIE – A horrific case of animal abuse gets worse. Sixty dead horses found on a farm and investigators fear there may be even more. They suspect it could be one ...

Humane Society Says 75% Of Horses At Walking Horse Celebration Tested Positive For Foreign Substances

May 9th, 2013 (10)
The Chattanoogan, May 9, 2013 The U.S. Department of Agriculture’s testing revealed that at the 2012 National Walking Horse Celebration in Shelbyville, 145 horses out of 190 tested, or 76 percent, were found positive for foreign substanes, the Humane Society ...

Ag-Gag, Horse Soring, Animal Care Expo Converge in Tennessee

May 9th, 2013 (3)
(Personal note – I am also in Tennessee attending a Homes for Horses Conference, which is why the repost have been so few and far between. – Jerry) Wayne Pacelle, HSUS I am in Nashville today for the official ...

Colorado sheriff opens wild horse investigation

May 8th, 2013 (7)
The Gazette, Dave Phillips, May 8, 2013 After months of false starts, state authorities have opened a formal criminal investigation into Tom Davis, a southern Colorado wild horse buyer who admitted to breaking state laws while shipping hundreds of ...

Thirty horses on way to slaughter die in New York trailer fire

May 8th, 2013 (31)
May 7, 2013 – Equine Welfare Alliance EWA (Chicago) – An estimated 30 horses died in a truck fire on I-81 in Lisle, PA Monday night. According to police the truck was driven by Clarence Phelps of Watertown, but ...