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Horse Advocates Fight Federal Government

August 26th, 2013 (10)
August 26, 2013 Why has it been left to the equine rescue community to represent the will of the people against a government that supports the interest of foreign meat companies? The demand for horsemeat in foreign countries is ...

Let’s do this together…

August 25th, 2013 (20)
August 25, 2013 Late yesterday afternoon a few of us old timers sat in a restaurant discussing the current state of affairs. It didn’t take long for any of us to realize that we are once again spinning our ...

The S.A.F.E. Act Pledge

August 25th, 2013 (19)
The S.A.F.E. Act – S.541/HR 1094 – A bill to prevent human health threats posed by the consumption of equines raised in the United States. To the American Cattle Rancher, Enough. We tried to reason, we spent our money ...

What happened at the NV auction?

August 24th, 2013 (5)
This is what happens when horse advocates work together – as reported by The Cloud Foundation: RENO, Nev. (August 23, 2013) – On Wednesday US District Court Judge, Miranda Du, lifted a Temporary Restraining Order (TRO) which allowed for ...

Judge in Horse Slaughter Case Corrects Mistake; No Next Round Date Set

August 23rd, 2013 (4)
Food Safety News, DAN FLYNN | AUGUST 23, 2013 Federal District Court Judge M. Christina Armijo has amended her order temporarily banning horsemeat packing in the U.S. because it was too broadly drawn. Armijo’s original Aug. 2 temporary restraining order said USDA ...

Roy Exum: Horse Show Is Closely Watched

August 22nd, 2013 (8)
The Chattanoogan, Roy Exum August 22, 2013 When the Tennessee Walking Horse National Celebration began its 11-day run in Shelbyville last night, it was evident it will be the most closely-watched spectacle in the 75 years the event has ...

Wild horse advocate says BLM round-up facility is failing horses

August 22nd, 2013 (5)
Digital Journal, Elizabeth Batt, August 22, 2013 Reno, NV – Advocate Monika Courtney is tackling a Bureau of Land Management (BLM) holding facility in Reno, NV., over its lack of shelter and basic care for rounded-up wild horses. Digital Journal ...

“This isn’t a horse. It’s a goat” – USDA Food Inspector

August 22nd, 2013 (13)
August 22, 2013 Let’s just imagine that a horse slaughterhouse opened up here in America. One of the great concerns is the contamination of the meat by a wide variety of drugs that might have been administered to the ...

Signs of hope and what to do

August 22nd, 2013 (8)
August 22, 2013 Coming up on the last week in August. Vacations are over, school is starting, Halloween costumes are on sale, politicians are talking about the 2016 elections – life goes on in America, yet the issues involving ...

Another bad day for NV horses…

August 21st, 2013 (9)
August 21, 2013 Judge allows NV tribe’s mustang sale; lifts order blocking auction of 149 with no brands The Republic,  RENO, Nevada — A federal judge has cleared the way for a Nevada tribe to sell 149 mustangs over ...