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What Size Horse Is Right For You?

March 27th, 2013 (4)
Horse Protection Society of North Carolina – Reprint Each generation people keep getting larger, but horses do not!  If you have a chance to look at the antique western saddles, most of the time the seat measures 12.5 inches ...

American West running out of room for wild horses, officials weigh options

March 27th, 2013 (15)
Kelly David Burke / Published March 26, 2013 / FoxNews.com There are 10,000 more horses and burros in the wild than their habitat can support, according to the Bureau of Land Management. But, the agency says, there will soon be little they ...

Oklahoma officials looking into alleged horse violations

March 27th, 2013 (6)
A criminal investigation is under way into fraudulent veterinary health forms being used to transport horses through Oklahoma, the state’s secretary of agriculture says. The state’s multicounty grand jury is said to be investigating.   NewsOK.com /Michael McNutt | Published: March ...

Horse meat row: Row as food companies dispute latest test results

March 27th, 2013 (1)
The horse meat scandal has been reignited after the food industry became embroiled in a dispute with the Government safety regulator over the latest batch of results.   The Telegraph /  David Millward /  26 Mar 2013 For the first time ...

Horse slaughter bill goes to Oklahoma governor

March 26th, 2013 (13)
Oklahoma Senate approves a horse slaughter measure 32-14. newsok.com /Michael McNutt | Published: March 26, 2013 The state Senate on Tuesday approved a bill that would allow horse slaughter in Oklahoma, but would continue the existing ban on the sale of ...

Seven eagles near death after eating horse carcass

March 26th, 2013 (7)
KSN.com / March 26, 2013 SEATTLE, Washington (KING) — Sharon Thomas couldn’t believe what she saw when she took a walk on her property near Winlock, Washington last Friday. “I got the binoculars, was unable to tell what it was,’ ...

Horsemeat Taste like Chicken?

March 26th, 2013 (6)
Horsemeat Detected in Chicken Nuggets in Greece Food Safety News BY NEWS DESK | MARCH 26, 2013 Chicken nuggets and other meat products have been recalled by Greek health authorities after being found to contain horsemeat, the UK’s Meat Trades Journal reported Monday. The ...

Canadians see horse sales lag in wake of European scandal

March 26th, 2013 (2)
Western Producer /Mar. 11th, 2013 by Barb Glen The price for slaughter horses in Alberta has been cut in half by recent discoveries in Europe that beef has been combined with horsemeat in some European plants and products. Bruce Flewelling, an ...

Overweight riders risk their horse’s health

March 25th, 2013 (33)
Horse and Country / Charlotte Ricca-Smith on 25th-Mar-2013 Recent research has revealed that a third of riders are too heavy for their horses, causing them to suffer from back pain, lameness and behavioural problems. Extreme health impact The study, which was ...

Authorities Studying How Bute in Horsemeat Affects Humans

March 25th, 2013 (5)
The Horse /Christa Lesté-Lasserre • Mar 25, 2013 • Article #31584 European authorities will soon be tackling the question of how phenylbutazone in horsemeat could affect the humans that consume it, according to the scientific journal of the British Veterinary ...