Author:jfinch

Memorial to horses in the Great War

It's often said doing this three-day weekend that the real purpose of Memorial Day has long been forgotten. Writers, commentators and journalist around the country draw attention to the sacrifices made by those men and women who lost their lives defending our freedom and the...

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Many warriors, but none of the valor for horses By Debbie Stoutamire Special to The Daily News Published May 23, 2012 [caption id="attachment_10999" align="alignleft" width="300"] Mary Jane and Ventura are recovering at Habitat for Horses.[/caption] British author and ex-cavalryman J.N.P. Watson once said, “The horse is so lacking in malice...

Unloading horses at the border

Fifteen years ago, on one of my notorious rants, I claimed that the goal of the BLM was to send all the wild horses to slaughter. Any number of people considered me as having gone off the deep end back then. During the years between...

Healthy and happy

The Judge look at the defendant and asked, “What do you want me to do about these animals?” The old man just shrugged his shoulders. “Okay, then I’m awarding all the horses to Habitat for Horses and all the other animals to Galveston County and...

Habitat for Horses - Equine Rescue

There are times when I want to be alone, times when the memories cause more pain than I want to bear. I know I can’t walk away. I can’t get up and leave for a more perfect place. That’s impossible, because the memories come with...

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Over the past thirteen years, a number of legislative efforts have been undertaken by concerned citizens and organizations alike to make horse slaughter a thing of the past. The success of such efforts have been negative so far, as noted by the fact every month...

Dallas Crown kill pen - are these old nags - no they are healthy horses - note the head injury

Horse slaughter proponents basically complain that, without horse slaughter in the United States, owners would not have a "viable" solution to "dispose of" their old, diseased or merely "unwanted" horses, hence creating a rise in abuse and neglect cases. It's typical of such individuals to...

Natural Valley Farms horse offal dump

Since industrialized horse slaughtering became publicly known, a number of characters and organizations, sharing the common ground of obtaining an either direct or indirect benefit from the industry, have come in its assistance arguing there is a "horse problem" in the United States, not wanting...