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Animal Welfare Groups Plan Suit in Response to USDA Decision to Support the Slaughter of Horses for Human Consumption

(June 28, 2013)— The U.S. Department of Agriculture has given the green light for the grisly practice of horse slaughter to resume on U.S. soil. The agency approved an application for horse slaughter inspections under federal law at a plant in New Mexico. This news comes on the heels of the U.S. House and Senate Full Article

USDA Gives Green Light To Horse Slaughter

June, 28, 2013 It comes down to this – our government is going to allow three plants to proceed with the slaughter of horses. The greed and corruption of ...Full Article

George Knapp: The BLM is not listening

LasVegasCityLife.com, June 26, 2013 Maybe you are one of those hard-bark, Western cowpoke types who doesn’t exactly get misty-eyed by the vision of a herd of wild mustangs majestically ...Full Article

Horses Teaching Humans about Leadership

From TheHorse.com, presented By University of Kentucky College of Agriculture, JUN 26, 2013 If you were to ask students in any equine science and management program why they want to work in ...Full Article

First horses arose 4 million years ago

The oldest full genome sequence, recovered from ancient horse bone, pushes back equine origins by 2 million years. Erika Check Hayden, June 26, 2013, Nature The humble horse has ...Full Article

Independent Reports Highlight Problem with Federal Programs Related to Animal Treatment, Enforcement

Wayne Pacelle, HSUS, 25 Jun 2013 03:50 PM PDT We’ve seen some positive action from the federal executive agencies lately – for example, a Department of the Interior proposed ...Full Article

Photo Contest Winner Donates Feed

June 25, 2013 This morning I received the following note from Liza, the final winner of the Habitat for Horses Photo Contest: “Thank you so much Habitat for Horses ...Full Article

Study of Equine Abuse and Neglect Patterns Produces Surprising Findings

Equine Welfare Alliance. June 25, 2013 EWA (Chicago) – The Equine Welfare Alliance today released a statistical study on the rates of equine abuse and neglect across the US ...Full Article

Roy Exum: A ‘Licker’ Goes To Court

The Chatanoogan, Monday, June 24, 2013 The shattered Tennessee Walking Horse industry will once again fall under the glower of the world’s horse advocates today when a known “Big ...Full Article

Catching up on wild horses

June 25, 2013 Three articles are brought to your attention to catch you up on the latest news about the misadventures of the BLM. Before you go soaring off ...Full Article