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Horse Slaughter In the U.S.: The Dumbest Business Idea Since New Coke

This is a post from yesterday on Wayne Pacelle’s blog A Humane Nation. Horse Slaughter – Dumb idea indeed! Pro slaughter groups tout being able to sell the meat overseas to European markets – but as Mr Pacelle states: Europe only has a growing trend toward food safety. Beyond the immorality of horse slaughter, our Full Article

DeHaven takes on walking horse industry over soring

For years, Dr DeHaven, President of the American Veterinary Medical Association has been an advocate to end soring. The PAST Act needs to be approved to end this cruel ...Full Article

Protecting your horses from predatory wildlife

Here in SouthEast Texas, where the HfH Ranch is, we recently have been seeing news articles on packs of dogs killing miniature horses and donkeys. Wildlife predators of all ...Full Article

Judge sentences William Kiefer to six months in horse abuse cases

Normally we do not post articles on individual horse abuse cases. However the slap on the wrist for a man who abused over 150 horses which resulted in the ...Full Article

A New Year’s Message from Equine Welfare Alliance

Horse slaughter has been the hot topic of 2013. Below is a message from Equine Welfare Alliance to its members and supporters. John Holland, President of Equine Welfare Alliance, ...Full Article

Horses have been a part of the Rose Parade for 125 years

Hard to believe a New Year is about to begin. As a child, I loved watching the Rose Bowl parade and remember there always being wonderful horses taking part. ...Full Article

Horse owners concerned by deadly virus in Wake County

So far this is North Carolina. But it is important for all horse owners to keep alert about any outbreaks ongoing in the country. ~ HfH From: ABC Local ...Full Article

de Blasio: Central Park’s horse-drawn carriages should ride into history

It is interesting to note that the Teamster’s Union, which represents the carriage drivers among its many labor groups, endorsed Bill de Blasio. ~ HfH From: CNN By: Allie ...Full Article

Horse slaughterhouse opening on hold

Our hopes have come true, at least for a while, in New Mexico where a state judge has temporarily put a halt on horse slaughter due to the NM ...Full Article

Ten hilarious animal protection laws

Sometimes I wonder about how laws come into being. I certainly have seen the old Schoolhouse Rock “I’m just a bill” episode. But horses in bathtubs being illegal??? The ...Full Article