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Human DNA found in horse feed

April 1st, 2013 (38)
Quark News / April 1, 2013 Denver – (AP)  Test have reveal human DNA in a shipment of 15,000 pounds of horse feed delivered to Sabbatical Breeding Farms in Denver, Colorado. Local law enforcement has asked the FBI to ...

Prospective Wyoming horse slaughterhouse investors watch national scene

April 1st, 2013 (8)
By JOAN BARRON Star-Tribune capital bureau CHEYENNE — A group of potential investors in a Fremont County horse slaughtering plant are watching the national political scene to see whether such projects can get started in other states. Valley Meat ...

Horse law could nip Fallin’s re-election bid

April 1st, 2013 (8)
Capitol Report, Wayne Greene / TulsaWorld.com / March 31, 2013 OKLAHOMA CITY – House Bill 1999 – the one that would legalize horse slaughterhouses in Oklahoma – is the sort of visceral, divisive issue that newspapers love and politicians ...

Ecologist tells Steamboat audience wild horses play a vital role in the West

March 31st, 2013 (4)
Tom Ross / Craig Daily News / March 29, 2013 STEAMBOAT SPRINGS — Ecologist Craig Downer came to Bud Werner Memorial Library in Steamboat Springs on Thursday to make the scientific and archaeological case for one of the most romantic ...

Okla. governor ends ban on horse-meat processing, says humane alternative for abandoned horses

March 30th, 2013 (14)
Washington Post / Associated Press, Published: March 29 OKLAHOMA CITY — Oklahoma’s 50-year-old ban on horse slaughtering was lifted Friday when the governor signed a new law that will allow facilities to process and export horse meat, despite bitter opposition by ...

Genesis Awards: Roy Exum is Walking the Walk…

March 29th, 2013 (8)
…Not Just Talking the Talk–When He Reports on Soring from Tennessee Equus – March 28, 2013 “The Horse Protection Act has been as lame as the horses it meant to protect”–Roy Exum   At Saturday night’s Genesis Awards in ...

The Sanctuary

March 28th, 2013 (8)
This week I passed another milestone on the highway of life. To celebrate, let’s turn off the path for a bit, sit down under this old oak tree and talk –  not only to look back, but to look ...

Roy Exum: Jackie McConnell Back In Court

March 28th, 2013 (7)
Roy Exum / The Chattanoongan.com / March 28, 2013 Jackie McConnell, the most notorious abuser of Tennessee Walking Horses that the world has ever known, will be arraigned on 22 counts of animal abuse in a Somerville, Tn., court ...

USDA Horsemeat Inspections Funded Through 2013

March 28th, 2013 (7)
TheHorse.com / Pat Raia / March 28, 2013 Federal legislation intended to fund U.S. government agencies will continue provide revenue for USDA inspections at horse processing plants located in the United States through September 2013. The current federal continuing ...

Governor signs bill to establish horse rescue fund

March 28th, 2013 (43)
lcsun-news.com / Milan Simonich / March 27, 2013 SANTA FE — Shelters across New Mexico that care for abandoned horses could receive financial help through a bill that Gov. Susana Martinez signed Wednesday. The measure creates a horse shelter ...