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Greener Pastures Fundraiser

By Bronwyn Turner Correspondent Published October 28, 2012, The Galveston Daily News   [caption id="attachment_12384" align="alignleft" width="600"] Photo by Jennifer Reynolds -Habitat for Horses, a nonprofit organization in Hitchcock, is holding the Greener Pastures fundraiser Nov. 8 in Houston to raise enough money for a down payment for more...

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[caption id="attachment_12370" align="alignleft" width="300"] Drug free? Seriously?[/caption] 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...

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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 down, reportedly because of failure of compliance...

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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 the owners before either one of...

Horse meat is, in essence, an industrial byproduct, and eating it poses a hazard to public health

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 [caption id="attachment_11906" align="alignleft" width="300"] Horse meat is, in essence, an industrial byproduct,...

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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 Robstown ranch, were handed over to the non-profit group, Habitat...

Horse slaughter in Mexico

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 that nothing had changed. Now the...

US Horses heading back to Canadian slaughterhouses

The Examiner OCTOBER 15, 2012 [caption id="attachment_13308" align="alignleft" width="300"] Photo by Examiner.com[/caption]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 into the European...