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Tennessee District Attorneys General Urged To Investigate Possible Horse Abuse

December 17th, 2012 (5)
From The Chattanoogan Thursday, December 06, 2012 The Humane Society of the United States has asked 11 Tennessee District Attorneys General to acquire and test all “foreign substance swab samples” collected from Tennessee walking show horses during 2012 and ...

Horse slaughter plant proponents want city records in Oregon

December 17th, 2012 (6)
From Capital Press PENDLETON, Ore. (AP) — The group behind a proposed horse slaughter facility in Eastern Oregon says it suspects the city of Hermiston coordinated with animal-rights groups in its fight to keep the slaughter facility out of ...

Habitat for Horses Website Updated

December 13th, 2012 (3)
After almost 200 years of intense preparation and the dedicated effort of thousands of people, the new Habitat for Horses website is finally online. This has been a major undertaking that absolutely had to be done. While it is ...

Brutal Documentary, Saving America’s Horses, Shatters Hollywood Myth

December 5th, 2012 Comments Off
Forbes Lifestyle, Vickery Eckhoff Hollywood has mythologized horses for decades, but taught moviegoers little about them. This is great for pumping millions into the entertainment and racing industries, but is terrible for U.S. horses, whose lives end more typically ...

Feds bring first case under new ‘animal crush’ video law

November 30th, 2012 (1)
By TAL KOPAN | 11/29/12 6:52 PM EST – Politico A Houston man and woman were indicted Wednesday for producing “animal crush” videos, the first federal case brought under the Animal Crush Video Prohibition Act of 2010, which was ...

SALAZAR LEAVING!

November 28th, 2012 Comments Off
Obama’s second-term Cabinet shuffle David Murphy – MSNBC News 12:54 pm on 11/28/2012 “Hello, I must be going,” was one of Groucho Marx’s most notable lines—and perhaps a fitting coda to the Cabinet careers of several top Obama officials, ...

Leachman horse abuse trial begins

November 27th, 2012 Comments Off
By JAN FALSTAD/Billings Gazette A jury was selected Monday during the opening day of trial for James Leachman of Billings, who is charged with abusing five horses on a ranch he once owned on the Crow Reservation. A jury ...

Help Find Sundance

November 27th, 2012 Comments Off
On occasion someone will ask me to post pictures or stories about their horse. I seldom do it for a variety of reasons, but this is one time I’m making an exception. Many years ago a horse was stolen ...

Unwanted horses: The war on wild horses and burros continues in America

November 26th, 2012 Comments Off
Published on Wednesday, November 21, 2012 12:01 AM PST Kate MacDonald/Special to the Sun America’s magnificent wild horses and burros unwillingly contribute to the unwanted horse problem. Although “protected” by law, and costing the taxpayers nothing while on their ...

Equine Cruelty Investigations

November 23rd, 2012 (2)
Equine Cruelty Investigations – The Horse By Pat Raia • Oct 01, 2012 • Article #30921 Veterinarians and animal welfare organizations help law officers investigate equine cruelty cases and teach them how to recognize signs of neglect. In May ...