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Molly the Pony and Trash Can Playtime (Video)

April 21st, 2013 (6)
She’s a gray speckled pony who was abandoned by her owners when Hurricane Katrina hit southern Louisiana. She spent weeks on her own before finally being rescued and taken to a farm where abandoned animals were stockpiled. While there, ...

Roy Exum: Haslam Is Our Only Hope

April 21st, 2013 (14)
The Chattanoongan.com. Roy Exum. April 19, 2013 It was with a heavy heart I learned on Thursday that the Tennessee Legislature has openly defied the First Amendment of the United States Constitution by threatening to charge representatives of news ...

Tennessee Governor Urged to Veto Whistleblower Suppression Bill

April 20th, 2013 (1)
SB1248 Would Cover Up and Shield Soring Abuses in Tennessee Walking Horse Industry (April 19, 2013) – The Humane Society of the United States urged Gov. Bill Haslam to veto Tennessee’s notorious anti-whistleblower, or “ag-gag,” bill, SB1248, which would ...

Feds Pounce On Maryville Horse Trainer

April 20th, 2013 (18)
The Chattanoongan, Friday, April 19, 2013 – by Roy Exum Federal agents, accompanied by Blount County animal control officers, raided the barn of walking horse trainer Larry Wheelon near Maryville, Tn., on Thursday morning and sources said they were  “shocked” to ...

The Thing Under the Rock Speaks

April 19th, 2013 (12)
(Before you start, I want to apologize for ruining your day by placing this before you. Perhaps you might consider this a humor piece, but it isn’t. This is the way the slaughter activists actually think. What I find ...

Wild animal birth control: politics vs. science

April 19th, 2013 (2)
Billings Gazette , April 18, 2013 12:15 am  •  By Brett French (NOTE – Comments sought: The Billings Field Office of the Bureau of Land Management is seeking comment on a proposal to conduct fertility control on the Pryor Mountain Wild Horse Herd. Comments ...

Don’t reopen plants that slaughter horses for food

April 19th, 2013 (11)
chicagotribune.com, By Wayne Pacelle,  April 19, 2013 Most Americans disapprove of slaughtering horses for food — 80 percent, according to a recent national survey. Responsible American horse lovers, breeders and owners shudder at the thought of any horse of theirs ...

Oz Wonder Horse Quits While She’s Ahead

April 18th, 2013 (5)
SkyNews,Jonathan Samuels, Australia Correspondent, April 17, 2013 After winning a record 25 consecutive races, an Australian wonder horse is finally hanging up her saddle. The owners of a horse that came first in every race she ever competed in ...

USDA EMBROILED IN FLAMES OF HORSE-SLAUGHTER FUROR

April 18th, 2013 (11)
Food Product Design, Josh Long, April 17, 2013 WASHINGTON—Horses symbolize the grandeur and mystique of the American West. Their celebrated status may help explain the growing furor over requests before the U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA) to authorize the ...

Animal Welfare Groups Seek to Protect Endangered Species From Environmental Threat of Horse Slaughter

April 17th, 2013 (5)
Front Range Equine Rescue and The Humane Society of the United States Will Sue to Enforce the Endangered Species Act (April 16, 2013)- Front Range Equine Rescue (“FRER”) and The Humane Society of the United States (“HSUS”) notified the United ...