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Horse Slaughter

Horse Slaughter in OregonFrom 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 the city.

The group, United Horsemen, has requested all city records and documents pertaining to horse slaughter, including any emails on the subject.

Habitat for Horses

[caption id="attachment_10026" align="alignleft" width="270"] We're Back![/caption] 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 functional,...

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Forbes Lifestyle, Vickery Eckhoff [caption id="attachment_12620" align="alignleft" width="240"] The slaughter of protected wild horses is just one of the betrayals captured in "Saving America's Horses," a small-budget documentary premiering in New York City on December 6[/caption] Hollywood has mythologized horses for decades, but taught moviegoers little about...

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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, expected to leave after his first term is complete. By...

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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. [caption id="attachment_12501" align="alignleft" width="300"] A mare and her foal that...

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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 close to the ranch, It took...

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Equine Cruelty Investigations - The Horse By Pat Raia • Oct 01, 2012 • Article #30921 [caption id="attachment_12479" align="alignleft" width="300"] Photo by Jerry Finch[/caption] Veterinarians and animal welfare organizations help law officers investigate equine cruelty cases and teach them how to recognize signs of neglect. In May 2012 an...