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Fireworks to blame for death of Milton horse

CBS Atlanta.com, By Greg Dingrando, July 15, 2013 MILTON, GA (CBS ATLANTA) - Fireworks are being blamed for the death of a horse in Milton, and one owner is pushing for a new law to make sure it doesn’t happen again. He’s calling it Liberty’s Law, named after his current horse he said has suffered years Full Article

The American Horse Slaughter Lobby Fights To Hold Ground

July 15, 2013. Time Magazine, Caroline Kelley The traditional view of American horse slaughter was best captured in a 2007 federal circuit court ruling. “The lone cowboy riding his ...Full Article

Wait! Are you really going to eat that?

July 13, 2013 Two articles are at the top of the reading list this weekend. The first article is the last stand against Valley Meat, brought about by Front ...Full Article

BLM trots out its plan to gather wild horses

July 10, 2013, The Daily Sentinel, Rachel Sauer   Bureau of Land Management officials are hoping wild horses take the bait in this year’s partial gather in the Book ...Full Article

Forget about everything else, this mini is about to give birth

July 11, 2013 We could sit here all day, ranting and raving about a zillion problems. I admit, I often do just that, even when no one is around ...Full Article

Roy Exum: ‘Jackie the Jerk’ Is Done

The Chattanoogan. July 11. 2013, Roy Exum Jackie McConnell, the notorious horse trainer who was videoed abusing and beating defenseless horses in a now-famous undercover tape, pleaded guilty to ...Full Article

The Confusing World of Food Safety

July 10, 2013 Just so you know, it’s perfectly okay to eat horse meat, even though it’s filled with a dozen drugs and even though there is no record ...Full Article

Jackie McConnell Pleads Guilty to Animal Cruelty Charges

July 9, 2013. HSUS Former Hall of Fame Tennessee walking horse trainer Jackie McConnell and two associates have entered guilty pleas to charges of abusing horses in violation of ...Full Article

Pete and RePete – Cloning the American QH

By Mike Brunker, Investigations Editor, NBC News, July 9, 2013 Horse race fixers have long used “ringers” to pull off betting coups, but a new kind of ringer — ...Full Article

Today’s To-Do List: Think first, then get angry

July 8, 2013 Far out in the Atlantic, Tropical Storm Chantal was born this morning. We try to stay on top of those storms, since Habitat for Horses is ...Full Article