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Feds love wolves, hate wild horses

March 5th, 2013 (2)
Michal Conger / The Washington Examiner / March 4, 2013 Horse meat has been showing up all over Europe, from Ikea’s Swedish meatballs to British lasagna. Meanwhile in Oklahoma, the state legislature is poised to legalize horse slaughter, and the ...

Horsemeat scandal sparks rise in sales of vegetarian alternatives

March 5th, 2013 (2)
Sarah Butler / guardian.co.uk, Tuesday 5 March 2013 Britons are increasingly turning to vegetarian alternatives amid concerns sparked by the horsemeat scandal, according to food producers. Quorn, the UK’s biggest vegetarian ready meal brand, said it had seen sales growth more than double ...

Horse Advocates Rally Against Horse Slaughtering Plan In Oklahoma

March 5th, 2013 (3)
News9.com / Heather Hope, News 9 / March 4, 2013 OKLAHOMA CITY - Horse advocates are rallying against the possibility of wild horse slaughter in the state of Oklahoma. Right now, our lawmakers are considering two separate measures. Equine advocates ...

BLM Horse Boss Invokes Wild Horse Annie to Defend Helicopter Stampedes

March 5th, 2013 (6)
Horsebackmagazine.com / Steve Long / March 4, 2013 HOUSTON, (Horseback) – Federal Bureau of Land Management Wild Horse and Burro Division Chief Joan Guilfoyle faced a crowded room in Oklahoma City Monday. It was filled with a largely polite ...

Lifted ban on US horse slaughter puts abandoned horses at risk of horrible death

March 4th, 2013 (7)
All Voices.com / Tampa : FL : USA | Mar 04, 2013 Sunrise at a horse auction lot brings hope for only a few victims of neglect and abuse. When economic times were better, horses that ended up at an auction had a better chance ...

“But what can we do?” – Here’s the answer.

March 3rd, 2013 (21)
“The legislators in Oklahoma have no intention of listening to anyone other than those sticking money in their pockets!” “If this country is so against horse slaughter, why does it continue?” “It’s like we’re a nation of sheep, blindly ...

Outraged Tax Payers to Stage Press Conference During BLM Board Meeting

March 3rd, 2013 (5)
Spurred by angst over the continued waste of federal funds on a failed Bureau of Land Management (BLM) agenda of illegally removing native wild horses and burros from public lands and the state of Oklahoma’s newly acquired blood lust ...

Hundreds of horses quarantined after Equine Herpes Virus outbreak

March 3rd, 2013 Comments Off
Desiree Stennett, Orlando Sentine After one horse competing at a Marion County showgrounds tested positive for the Equine Herpes Virus last month, the Florida Department of Agriculture and Consumer Servicesplaced the showgorunds and several Florida farms under quarantine. One Orange County farm ...

The Thunder of Their Hooves

March 3rd, 2013 (12)
Jerry Finch / Habitat for Horses It happened long before our time, before time even began, in a place of mist and trees, in a place of open land and brilliant moonlight, in a time and space far beyond ...

BLM to Webcast National Wild Horse, Burro Advisory Board Meeting

March 2nd, 2013 (5)
The Horse / March 1, 2013 The Bureau of Land Management (BLM) will webcast the National Wild Horse and Burro Advisory Board’s day-and-a-half meeting set for March 4-5 in Oklahoma City, Okla. The live webcast, accessible at http://www.blm.gov/live/, will stream online the ...