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Massive Insanity Strikes Arkansas Legislator

A lot of what I repost on Habitat for Horses pertains to the insanity surrounding the folks that slaughter horses for fun and profit. For real horse people, reading these articles are like watching the dreams of the truly demented while they are experiencing the effects of hallucinating drugs. Unfortunately, while our collective reaction is Full Article

Humane Society International/Canada and the Canadian Horse Defence Coalition Call for a Ban on Horse Slaughter as Phenylbutazone is Detected in Canadian Horsemeat

MONTREAL (Mar. 8, 2013) — Humane Society International/Canada and the Canadian Horse Defence Coalition are renewing calls for an immediate federal prohibition on the slaughter, sale, transport and live ...Full Article

IMPORTANT: Moran Statement on Reports of Horse Slaughter Plants Reopening

Congressman James P. Moran (D-VA) Washington, DC - Congressman Jim Moran, Northern Virginia Democrat and co-chair of the Congressional Animal Protection Caucus, today reaffirmed his commitment to banning horse slaughter ...Full Article

‘Survival of the fittest’: Alberta breeders struggle as demand dwindles amid Europe’s horsemeat scandal

National Post /Jen Gerson /  It was much like any other horse sale, said auctioneer Dean Edge; chatty farmers and ranchers packed the bright blue stands to watch about 60 ...Full Article

HfH/WHFF Launch Horsemeat DNA Monitoring Program in Light of UK/EU Ground Beef Contamination Scandal

March 7, 2013 For Immediate release Contacts: Jerry Finch, Habitat for Horses, 866-434-5737, jfinch@habitatforhorses.org R.T. Fitch, Wild Horse Freedom Federation, 800-974-3684, rtfitch@wildhorsefreedomfederation.org Houston – Habitat for Horses (HfH) and Wild Horse Freedom Federation (WHFF) ...Full Article

7 Questions About Wild Horses for Interior Secretary Nominee Sally Jewell

The Atlantic.com /Andrew Cohen / March 6, 2013 Her predecessor presided over roundups and the sale of horses for slaughter. Without equine or ranching experience, what will this former ...Full Article

Humane Society blasts BLM on removal of wild mustangs in Nevada

LATimes.com / John M. Glionna / March 6, 2013   LAS VEGAS — A national animal advocacy group excoriated the federal government, saying it misled the public about last week’s removal of 11 ...Full Article

Q&A: What are the chances of a horse meat scandal in the United States?

SouthCoastToday.com / MARY CLARE JALONICK / Associated Press / March 06, 2013 (Note – This is a reposted article. Please click on the associated links at the top and bottom of the ...Full Article

Humane Society national office urges BLM to return Carson City wild horses back to public land

CarsonCityNow.org / Jeff Munson on Tue, 03/05/2013 The Humane Society of the United States is the latest animal rights organization to denounce the Bureau of Land Management’s decision to remove a ...Full Article

Feds love wolves, hate wild horses

Michal Conger / The Washington Examiner / March 4, 2013 Horse meat has been showing up all over Europe, from Ikea’s Swedish meatballs to British lasagna. Meanwhile in Oklahoma, ...Full Article