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Fundraiser to benefit Habitat for Horses

October 28th, 2012 Comments Off
By Bronwyn Turner Correspondent Published October 28, 2012, The Galveston Daily News   HITCHCOCK — All it took for Rebecca Williams of La Marque was a newspaper account of a horse rescue. “I had had horses as a child ...

Are We Leading Our Wild Horses to Slaughter?

October 25th, 2012 Comments Off
The Atlantic, OCT 24 2012, 4:38 PM ET As a new book makes clear, Velma Johnston, a.k.a. “Wild Horse Annie,” must be rolling over in her grave at the peril thousands of America’s mustangs once again face today. ANDREW ...

The Binders Full of Horses

October 22nd, 2012 Comments Off
The recent discovery by the European Union that horses from the US might possibly have been exposed to drugs that are forbidden in meat meant for human consumption led to a temporary closing of Canadian equine slaughter facilities and ...

Horse Slaughter – Is it on or off the table?

October 20th, 2012 (1)
On Thursday, Oct 11th, the European Commission published a report which evaluates the operation of controls over the production of horsemeat for export to the European Union. On Friday, Oct 12th, Canadian and Mexican horse slaughter plants temporarily shut ...

Horse Sanctuary a Bastion against abuse and neglect

October 19th, 2012 Comments Off
Horse sanctuary a bastion against abuse and neglect Posted: 10/18/2012 5:51 PM – Houston Chronicle Rebecca Williams and I are walking around the property, kicking up dust as we go, when suddenly there’s a huge black snout between us. ...

Horse Hero Wanted

October 18th, 2012 Comments Off
Part of our job is to assist and educate horse owners about the care of their equine when they call for guidance. We’ve found that by providing that type of response, we are able to help the horses and ...

Trojan Horse Meat

October 18th, 2012 Comments Off
A New York chef planned to serve raw horse meat. It would have been a disaster—but not for the reason you think. By James McWilliams|Posted Tuesday, Oct. 16, 2012, at 11:25 AM ET, Slate Repost At Brooklyn’s Great GoogaMooga ...

Two Seized Horses Handed Over to HfH

October 16th, 2012 Comments Off
KIII TVNews Corpus Christi, TX Posted: Posted: Oct 16, 2012 6:11 PM CDT Updated: Oct 29, 2012 3:36 PM CDT PORTLAND (Kiii News) - Two horses that were found along with 22 others, malnourished and left alone at a ...

We stand together…

October 15th, 2012 Comments Off
From Friday noon until Morning morning, we had around 48 hours of bliss, thinking that horse slaughter had ended, followed by 12 hours of turmoil while we waited for some kind of official word, then the final realization came ...

US horses head back to Canadian killing floor

October 15th, 2012 (1)
The Examiner OCTOBER 15, 2012 This morning doors to Canadian killing floors reopened to take American horses for export. On Friday apparently an “incorrectly labelled” shipment arrived in France causing the temporary shutdown of US horses accepted for import ...