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New horse scare: 55,000 tons of meat recalled Europe-wide by Dutch authorities

April 10th, 2013 (4)
NBC WORLD NEWS By Gilbert Kreijger and Thomas Escritt, Reuters AMSTERDAM — Dutch food safety authorities have ordered the Europe-wide withdrawal of 55,000 tons of beef from sale over concerns that it might contain horse. The Netherlands Food and ...

Opinion: This isn’t a joke, America

April 9th, 2013 (39)
A rant and rave by Jerry Finch More horsemeat found in beef products, more bute found in horsemeat, more graft and corruption, more “scientists” saying, “Oh, it’s okay. The drugs are harmless.” Ever wonder why people fight against regulations? ...

Undercover Activist Details Secret Filming of Animal Abuse & Why “Ag-Gag” Laws May Force Him to Stop

April 9th, 2013 (10)
Democracy Now with Amy Goodman & Juan González, April 8, 2013 (NOTE – This is a viewer supported news site)   An animal rights investigator details how he has spent over a decade secretly filming animal abuse and why that ...

Sequester prompts call for wild horses and burros to be returned to the wild

April 9th, 2013 (14)
Horseback Magazine , April 8, 2013 WASHINGTON (April 8, 2013)–Last week Protect Mustangs, the California based conservation group, officially called for the Bureau of Land Management (BLM) to put a freeze on roundups and return all wild horses and burros, ...

Roy Exum: Vote Down The AgGag Bill

April 8th, 2013 (8)
The Chattanoogan, Roy Exum, April 8, 2013 When Governor Bill Haslam signed a bill last year that would make soring a Tennessee Walking Horse a Class E felony, punishable by up to five years in prison, it seemed like ...

“They Rescued Me” Photo Contest – Week Two Update

April 8th, 2013 Comments Off
Habitat for Horses – April 8, 2013 This is the start of week two of the photo contest, and quite a contest it has turned out to be! I am amazed at both the response and the quality of ...

Convicted Mustang Abuser Jailed for Parole Violation

April 8th, 2013 (4)
The Horse, Pat Raia, April 8, 2013 Jason Meduna, the Nebraska rancher convicted of maltreating more than 200 mustangs adopted from the Bureau of Land Management, has been jailed in Wyoming for violating terms of his parole. In April ...

Guest Op Ed: A little mystery with our meat

April 8th, 2013 (7)
Bob Gaydos, April 6, 2013 The horse-meat-in-ground-beef scandal that broke in Europe at the beginning of the year has spawned numerous investigations there as well as a booming business for food-testing companies. But it has thus far not crossed ...

Grand National protesters accuse Channel 4 of exploiting deaths of horses

April 7th, 2013 (5)
Animal rights campaigners gather at broadcaster’s London headquarters to condemn advert that ‘ramps-up’ danger of race Mark Townsend, guardian.co.uk, Saturday 6 April 2013   Animal rights campaigners have staged a protest outside the headquarters of Channel 4, accusing the Grand National broadcaster of cynically exploiting the ...

The Mysteries of the Horse -Dr. Juliet Getty

April 7th, 2013 Comments Off
(Note – Dr. Getty is an expert in equine nutrition, an area sorely lacking in any true, applied yet scientific applications. As the person responsible for the feeding of an average of 150 equine daily at Habitat for Horses, ...