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Action Alert:URGENT: Tell Congress to Ban Horse Slaughter Once and for All!

April 30th, 2013 (12)
NEW: S. 541/H.R. 1094—The Safeguard American Food Exports (SAFE) Act Sponsors:  Senators Mary Landrieu (D-LA) and Lindsey Graham (R-SC); Representatives Patrick Meehan (R-PA) and Jan Schakowsky (D-IL). Habitat for Horses Position: Support ASPCA Position:  Support Action Needed:  Call and email your U.S. senators ...

Horse whisperer breaks wild mustangs

April 30th, 2013 (7)
WBIR.com, Russell Biven The wild mustang saddles a mystique that few American animals carry. Its muscular body and relentless spirit have been used by millions of United States soldiers in war, and it continues to roam the western plains today. ...

Two for the Road ~ Horse and Rider Recuperate After Cross-Country Ride

April 29th, 2013 (8)
By Jim Evans – Ramona Home Journal • Wed, May 01, 2013 Patrick Tyre and his horse Bucky are both a bit saddle-weary, but you can’t blame them. After all, it isn’t every day that a man and his horse trek ...

Wild-horse advocates rally vs. roundups, slaughter

April 29th, 2013 (25)
(Personal comment – This is really sad. 100,000 people show up for immigration reform, 120,000 people march for gay rights, but for wild horses – 70 people? 25 people in Oakland? Las Vegas can be closed down by the ...

Nature Notes: A different kind of wild horse sanctuary

April 29th, 2013 (5)
Elko Daily Free Press, April 28, 2013,  Larry Hyslop/Correspondent Elko County has the Northeastern Nevada Wild Horse Eco-sanctuary, sponsored by Madeline Pickens’ Saving America’s Mustangs. Barclay has a horse sanctuary sponsored by the National Mustang Association. These groups approach a ...

OpEd: Stop animal abuse bill in its tracks

April 28th, 2013 (3)
The Tennessean. OpEd OUR VIEW We are continually reminded of the vigilance that is required to eradicate a culture of violence in our state and our nation — violence against people foremost, we are reminded this week — but ...

OpEd: Cruelty to farm animals demands exposure

April 28th, 2013 (6)
Washington Post, April 26, 2013 SO GUT-WRENCHING are the images — cows being shocked, turkeys being stomped, horses being burned with chemicals, piglets kicked like soccer balls — that the videos recorded by animal rights organizations at factory farms are almost ...

Roy Exum: Notorious Horse Trainer Arrested

April 26th, 2013 (10)
The Chattanoogan, Roy Exum Tennessee Governor Bill Haslam’s office has received thousands of telephone calls, hundreds of letters and is expecting a petition bearing over 6,000 names from those begging he veto a very controversial “AgGag” bill but the ...

A lot of news – all at once…

April 25th, 2013 (8)
Usually I try to break the news down into the most important articles, but today a lot of information came across the wires. Rather than posting all the articles, I’ll let you pick and chose which to read. From ...

Animal care advocate: Horses at raided Larry Wheelon Stables ‘in pain’

April 25th, 2013 (1)
 Read more and COMMENT at the Daily Times The Daily Times, Iva Butler, April 24, 2013 A Knoxville animal care advocate who was at the scene of a raid by federal investigators at Larry Wheelon Stables in Maryville April 18 ...