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Horses Killed in Oklahoma Tornado

http://kfor.com/2013/05/20/moore-man-survives-tornado-in-horse-stall/ (Note – Reports from Off Family Farms are that 75 to 100 horses were killed by the storm. – Jerry) MOORE, Okla. (KFOR) — When the massive tornado hit Moore, Okla., Monday, some weren’t able to make it to their basements. One man was on a family farm at the time, noticed the wind Full Article

OpEd: Some people really believe this stuff…..

Just my honest opinion: Jerry Finch The anti-slaughter folks have listened and responded to the propaganda machine of the AQHA and their sister organizations for years. Now those same ...Full Article

Local Horse Rescue Offers Alternative to Slaughter

Seattle PI, Candace Calloway Whiting, May 17, 2013 In 2004 this sensitive and kind horse, Dakota, was purchased for fifty cents per pound to prevent her and the foal ...Full Article

Congressional Letter to Obama

   REP. Ray Lujan, James Moran, Patrick Meehan and Jan Schakowsky collectively pen a note to the Obama Administration about horse slaughter. To read the rest of the letter, ...Full Article

Screening horses for ailments, doping ahead of Preakness a ‘sophisticated’ task

Baltimore Sun, May 16, 2013, Kevin Rector In a pair of low-slung green stables manned by security guards and watched by 24-hour surveillance cameras, a pack of brawny young ...Full Article

Horse Health Issues in BLM Holding Facility

horsetalk.co.nz. May 16, 2013 A wild horse advocacy group has voiced its concerns over infections in captive wild horses held at a short-term holding facility run by the Bureau ...Full Article

Celebrities, School Children, Advocates Gather at Capitol to Lobby for Permanent Ban on Horse Slaughter

“Horses on the Hill” event participants urge Congress to pass the SAFE Act WASHINGTON (May 15, 2013)—As part of the “Horses on the Hill” event, celebrities, local school children, ...Full Article

Facing National Scrutiny, BLM Struggles to Explain Wild Horse Program

Susanne Roy, May 14, 2013, Huffington Post “Wild horses are not receiving a fair shake.” Those are the words of a thirty-year Bureau of Land Management (BLM) veteran to ...Full Article

The case of the missing mustangs; what happened to 1,700 wild horses?

NBC News, Lisa Myers and Michael Austin, May 14, 2013 The semis would rumble down country roads packed full of wild horses. Truckload after truckload, sometimes 36 horses at a time, ...Full Article

Today Show Video on Wild Horses, Plus a heart-warming story about a BLM foal

This story is too well written, with too many photos, to reproduce here. Lisa Myers did an excellent job both writing about the foal and in the video on ...Full Article