Author:jfinch

Horse sold to slaughter

Horse dealers and “killbuyers” arriving with their trucks filled with American horses slated to be slaughtered in Canada for their meat were told early Friday morning to take their horses and go home. According to the Equine Welfare Alliance, New Holland Auction in Pennsylvania, Sugarcreek...

Global Federation of Animal Sanctuaries

Since around noon on Friday, October 12, the majority of horses in the US have finally been safe – at least from the threat of slaughter. Both the Canadian and Mexican plants received orders from the EU (European Union) that they will not accept meat...

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Director, producer, and cinematographer James Anaquad Kleinert, who directed the documentary “Wild Horses & Renegades“, has filed a 20-page letter with the BLM for the scoping period regarding the round up scheduled for Jicarilla Wild Horse Territory in northwestern New Mexico. He believes it very...

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It’s been weeks since I brought up the equine slaughter issue, although not a single day has passed that it hasn’t been on my mind. I cringe at what happened today, knowing that hundreds of horses, donkeys and mules passed through the kill pens of...

Equine Welfare Alliance

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Contacts: John Holland, Equine Welfare Alliance 540.268.5693 john@equinewelfarealliance.org Sinikka Crosland, Canadian Horse Defence Coalition 250.681.1408 info@defendhorsescanada.org CONFUSION REINS AS CANADIAN SLAUGHTER PLANTS STOP SLAUGHTERING US HORSES Chicago (EWA) – US horses are no longer being accepted by Canadian horse slaughter plants, according to multiple sources. The Shipshewana auction in Indiana confirmed...

Fate of Robstown Horses Decided by Justice of the Peace

ROBSTOWN, TX – We have new information on the horses in Robstown that have been in the care of a veterinarian since they were found in bad condition last week. Two horses were dead and 20 more appeared to be in bad condition. And yesterday another...

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There are times when all you can do is look at someone and wonder how they actually made it to adulthood. After this many centuries of evolution and given the theory that the development of the human species came from both males and females seeking...

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What Happened to the Wild Horses Tom Davis Bought From the Gov’t?   A lone mustang who escaped the helicopters watches a Bureau of Land Management roundup in the Stone Cabin Valley in Nevada during the winter of 2012. (Dave Philipps)by Dave Philipps, Special to ProPublica Sept....

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The president of a wild horse advocacy group has reacted with dismay over the publication of a report by Propublica.org questioning the fate of a significant number of wild horses sold under the Bureau of Land Management’s adoption and sales program. Wild Horse Freedom Federation president...