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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 ...

American Humane Assn. board Chairman Eric Bruner resigns

January 11th, 2013 (4)
By Richard Verrier – Los Angeles Times – January 9, 2013 Eric Bruner, the controversial chairman of the American Humane Assn., has resigned from the board of the the century-old charity charged with overseeing the welfare of animals on ...

Valentine’s Day Adoption Special

January 10th, 2013 (6)
“What’s love got to do with it?” If you’re a horse, pretty much everything, because that’s the main ingredient in horses. Oh, sure, there’s some bones and muscles, but if you ever watch horses in a pasture, they bond ...

In Honor of Jessica Rekos

January 10th, 2013 (11)
While the short attention span of the media has turned its face away from Newtown, Connecticut, the effects of the senseless shootings still reverberate across our nation. The images of the children are burned deeply into each of us. ...

BLM Stiffens Mustang Purchase Rules

January 8th, 2013 (6)
by Pat Raia – The Horse – January 7, 2013 Those who purchase wild horses and burros from Bureau of Land Management (BLM) will be subject to stiffer rules under a new policy announced by the agency on Jan. ...

Protesters ask Sandoval to halt wild horse auction

January 5th, 2013 (7)
CARSON CITY – About 40 sign-carrying wild horse advocates marched Friday in front of the Legislative Building in a move to induce Gov. Brian Sandoval to block a Feb. 9 auction of 41 state-owned stray horses. BY ED VOGEL LAS ...

BLM reins in wild horse sales

January 5th, 2013 (7)
Reforms aim to end abuses January 04, 2013 5:13 PM Dave Philipps – The Gazette The Bureau of Land Management announced Friday it has severely restricted sales of protected wild horses to guard against mustangs being resold to slaughter. The ...

Horse advocates fear slaughter of Nevada mustangs

January 4th, 2013 (10)
Las Vegas Review-Journal BY SCOTT SONNER THE ASSOCIATED PRESS Posted: Jan. 3, 2013 RENO – State agriculture officials have discussed ways to muster support for the slaughter of stray horses in Nevada, and the discussions stirred protests among advocates ...

HBO Sued Over Alleged Horse Deaths Cover-Up on ‘Luck’

January 3rd, 2013 (2)
Former American Humane Association employee blows the whistle on an alleged attempt by show producers to pressure animal monitoring organization to look the other way.   The Hollywood Reporter 1/2/2013 by Eriq Gardner One of television’s strangest sagas in 2012 ...

Minnesota Horse Council member charged with abusing horses

January 2nd, 2013 (5)
Buffalo woman suspended after charges of starving her 16 horses. By Paul Levy, Star Tribune A member of the Minnesota Horse Council, the state’s most influential equine group, has been charged with felony animal cruelty for the mistreatment of her ...