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GAO Accused Of Fraud As Horse Slaughter Plants Fight To Open

August 8th, 2013 (11)
August 8, 2013, Forbes.com, Vickery Eckhoff A 2011 Government Accountability Office (GAO) report came under fire last week for misrepresenting data that was used to push Congress to end a five-year ban on funding horse meat inspections. In a new ...

FEDS TO DELIVER WILD HORSES TO SLAUGHTER AUCTION IN SECRET

August 8th, 2013 (38)
BREAKING ALERT (5:00 MDT):  We just got word from NM Congressman Michelle Lujan Grisham’s office that her Chief of Staff Gabello met with the U.S. Forest Service & was informed that the controversial Humbolt-Toiyabe roundup is postponed. It was ...

Clark County commissioners say no to rodeo horse tripping

August 8th, 2013 (8)
Las Vegas Review-Journal, Aug 6, 2013, Ben Botkin The Clark County law against the Mexican rodeo sport of “horse roping” stands. County commissioners on Tuesday scrapped a proposal that would have allowed roping events that include the lassoing of ...

Meat or no meat, that is the question

August 7th, 2013 (20)
August 7, 2013 In the battle for the right to kill and eat animals, many of us believe that certain animals are strictly off limits in this country. The majority viewpoint here says that  horses, monkeys, dogs and cats ...

One horse at a time

August 6th, 2013 (5)
April 6, 2013 – Jerry Finch “Pictures don’t lie,” our vet once told a defense attorney in court. “You can come up with all the theories you want, but it doesn’t change the fact that these horses are bone ...

The Resurrection of a Horse

August 5th, 2013 (15)
August 5, 2013 The horse was struggling in the dust, trying his best to at least sit up instead of lying flat out. There was not much life left when we arrived, another skin and bones case of total ...

Banning Double-Deck Trailers For All Horses

August 5th, 2013 (7)
Paramus Post, August 5, 2013,Mel Fabrikant Menendez, Kirk Reintroduce Horse Transportation Safety Act Of 2013   Bipartisan legislation would prohibit interstate transport of horses in double-decker trailers WASHINGTON, D.C. – U.S. Senators Robert Menendez (D-N.J.) and Mark Kirk (R-Ill.) ...

Project to study euthanizing horses gets state nod

August 5th, 2013 (18)
(Mysterious observance – Someone brought to our attention that this article is old, published in July of 2010. The Gazette released it today for some odd reason. To add further to the mystery – look at the comments on ...

“Let’s kill all the wild horses”

August 5th, 2013 (11)
August 5, 2013 The answer for most humans when confronted with a problem is to remove the problem by killing it. It doesn’t seem to matter if we’re discussing other humans, dogs, cats or horses – just go in ...

Habitat for Horses – Changing Lives One Horse at a Time

August 4th, 2013 (3)
(In a few weeks, Habitat for Horses will celebrate 15 years of service to the horses. From two horses pulled from the slaughter truck to hundreds of court cases and thousands of horses that have passed through our gates, ...