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Formal Attire becomes eighth horse to die at Aqueduct Racetrack in 27 days of racing

January 28th, 2013 (6)
Three-year-old gelding was trailing the leader on the rail entering the far turn at Sunday’s second race when the injury occurred. The horse was euthanized a short time later. Jerry Bossert / NEW YORK DAILY NEWS / January 28, 2013 ...

Special Four-Legged Friend Helps Find Lost Horse

January 27th, 2013 (4)
WCTV.TV January 26, 2013 Tallahassee, FL – A lost horse which bolted from its owner on Thursday just minutes before a trail ride was about to start was found today at approximately 1:30pm by Pete, a sharp-nosed Search and Rescue ...

Cancer causing drug may have been in horse meat burgers

January 24th, 2013 (1)
Cancer causing drug may have been in horse meat consumed in UK, Labour warns as Burger King dumps millions of patties after claiming it was unaffected Horses slaughtered in UK last year tested positive for phenylbutazone Anti-inflammatory drug is banned from human ...

Horsemeat cancer fears raised by Labour

January 24th, 2013 (4)
BBC News, 24 January 2013 A drug that can potentially cause cancer in humans may have entered the food chain via horses slaughtered in UK abattoirs, Labour claims. Shadow environment secretary Mary Creagh said “several” UK-slaughtered horses had tested ...

Wild horses to replace tanks in army’s training areas

January 24th, 2013 (3)
(Another example of a country doing everything they can to restore herds of wild horses to previous levels. China is one of the leaders in this movement, while in the US, the BLM is doing everything they can to ...

The slaughtered horses that shame our racing

January 23rd, 2013 (8)
An undercover Observer investigation has revealed the shocking fate of thousands of British racehorses. Now campaigners want new laws to govern the sport. Antony Barnett, The Observer It is known as ‘the sport of kings’, full of glamour, effort ...

When words fail – a note from Jessica’s mom

January 22nd, 2013 (10)
Many years ago, after reading my latest story in front of a creative writing class, the teacher said, “You have the ability to make people laugh and cry at the same time, Jerry. You can create realities and draw ...

Interior Secretary Ken Salazar to leave cabinet position in March

January 16th, 2013 (2)
By Allison Sherry The Denver Post WASHINGTON — Interior Secretary Ken Salazar will step down from his cabinet position in the Obama administration and return to Colorado to spend time with his family, his office has confirmed to The ...

Ten million burgers recalled as horsemeat probe begins

January 16th, 2013 (3)
From the Irish Independent By Aideen Sheehan Consumer Correspondent Wednesday January 16 2013 TEN million burgers have been recalled from the foodchain following the discovery of horsemeat in beef products. Agriculture Minister Simon Coveney said that one company at ...

NV Senator Calls for Sanctuaries for Wild Horses

January 13th, 2013 (2)
by Cy Ryan, January 11, 2013, HispanicBusiness.com A state senator from Las Vegas believes the wild horses and burros roaming the range in Nevada “are living symbols of freedom and our American Western heritage.” Democrat Sen. Mark Manendo says ...