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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 ...

Routine on US Tracks, Doping is Banned in Europe

April 24th, 2013 (2)
NPR, Eleanor Beardsley, April 23, 2013 (LIsten to this story on All Things Considered) At the famous Hippodrome de Longchamp just outside of Paris this month, crowds came to cheer and bet on the sleek thoroughbreds that opened horse racing ...

Ellen DeGeneres, HSUS Take on Tenn. Antiwhistleblower Bill

April 24th, 2013 (19)
National Audience Focuses on Gov. Haslam as Ellen DeGeneres, Humane Society of the United States Take on Tenn. Antiwhistleblower Bill April 24, 2013 – A campaign to persuade Tennessee Gov. Bill Haslam to veto legislation that would restrict taking ...

Oldest horse on Flathead’s Wild Horse Island dies

April 24th, 2013 (10)
Missoulian.com | Tristan Scott Having roamed Flathead Lake’s largest island for more than three decades, at one point upholding its name as the lone equine resident, the oldest gelding on Wild Horse Island has departed for greener pastures. “It’s ...

Change of Pace: The Day Everything Changed – A Dog Story

April 23rd, 2013 (9)
(While horses and donkeys drive 99% of what we do at Habitat for Horses, many dogs pass through these gates as well. Sometimes they are the result of a seizure in a county without an animal shelter, sometimes they ...

Editorial: Animal abuse bill should draw a veto

April 23rd, 2013 (2)
The Tennessean, April 23, 2013 The Tennessee General Assembly slunk out of the capital last week, having again done more harm than good for the people they supposedly represent. No more egregious example of this can be found than ...

NM Slaughterhouse Ground Zero in Horse Debate

April 23rd, 2013 (13)
ABC News, Associated Press,JERI CLAUSING, April 23 About five miles from this southeastern New Mexico town’s famed UFO museum, tucked between dairy farms, is a nondescript metal building that could be home to any number of small agricultural businesses. ...

Tennessee TV Ads Call for Governor to Veto Whistleblower Suppression Bill

April 22nd, 2013 (6)
The Humane Society of the United States Places Television Ads Against Bill to Ban Undercover Investigations NASHVILLE, Tenn. (April 22, 2013) – At a press conference at the state capitol, The Humane Society of the United States and Rep. ...

Responsible Horse Breeders Council Endorses Federal Bill to End Horse Slaughter

April 22nd, 2013 (8)
The Humane Society of the United States works with council to develop strategic initiatives to protect horses (April 22, 2013)—As part of its efforts to protect American horses from inhumane treatment of slaughter plants, a council of reputable and ...

Ecologist Craig Downer: Open Letter to BLM RE: Cloud’s Herd

April 22nd, 2013 (11)
( Craig C. Downer is a wildlife ecologist (UCalifBerk, UNevReno, UKanLawr, UDurhamUK) who has extensively studied both the wild horses of the West and the endangered mountain tapirs of the northern Andes. He has given speeches and written manyarticles, including ...