Author:jfinch

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Houston Chronicle | Guillermo Contreras and Jason Buch | April 12, 2013   [caption id="attachment_17915" align="alignleft" width="300"] Law enforcement personnel take a horse away from the stable at Ruidoso Downs Racetrack on June 12, 2012 after suspects allegedly used drug money to set up and run horse operations in the...

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Obama Administration Blocks the Reinstatement of Horse Slaughter | Seattle PI, Candace Calloway Whiting By including a proposal in the 2014 budget to prohibit the funding of horse meat inspection, the Obama administration essentially eliminated the possibility that horse slaughter will resume in this country. Some senators may fight this,...

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High Country News, Monica Gokey | Apr 11, 2013 (Interesting debate. While I disagree with her final analysis, it adds fuel to the fire of wild vs. feral. If horses are indeed native, they should not be removed from National Parks. If they are feral, then they should...

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NYTimes, Stephanie Strom, April 11, 2013 The Obama administration has included a proposal in its 2014 budget that would effectively ban the slaughter of horses for human consumption. Technically, the proposal would prevent money from being spent on inspection of horse slaughtering facilities. Without inspections, facilities could...