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Slaughtering Horses for Profit, Not Welfare

Michael Markarian / Humane Society Legislative Fund / April 1, 2013 Ignoring the global horse meat scandal that’s thrown the industry into further disrepute, Oklahoma Gov. Mary Fallin signed legislation Friday lifting the state’s ban on processing and selling horsemeat, potentially setting the stage for Oklahoma becoming the first state in six years to open an equine Full Article

Horse Branding Causes Third-Degree Burns

news,Discovery.com /APR 1, 2013 / BY JENNIFER VIEGAS We’ve all watched the classic movie scene — a cowboy lassos a young colt, wrangles it to the ground and sears his ranch’s ...Full Article

“They Rescued Me” Photo Contest

Horses that come from equine rescues are a very special breed. They seem to have a deeper understanding and appreciation for the effort that led them to their second ...Full Article

Human DNA found in horse feed

Quark News / April 1, 2013 Denver – (AP)  Test have reveal human DNA in a shipment of 15,000 pounds of horse feed delivered to Sabbatical Breeding Farms in ...Full Article

Prospective Wyoming horse slaughterhouse investors watch national scene

By JOAN BARRON Star-Tribune capital bureau CHEYENNE — A group of potential investors in a Fremont County horse slaughtering plant are watching the national political scene to see whether ...Full Article

Horse law could nip Fallin’s re-election bid

Capitol Report, Wayne Greene / TulsaWorld.com / March 31, 2013 OKLAHOMA CITY – House Bill 1999 – the one that would legalize horse slaughterhouses in Oklahoma – is the ...Full Article

Ecologist tells Steamboat audience wild horses play a vital role in the West

Tom Ross / Craig Daily News / March 29, 2013 STEAMBOAT SPRINGS — Ecologist Craig Downer came to Bud Werner Memorial Library in Steamboat Springs on Thursday to make the ...Full Article

Okla. governor ends ban on horse-meat processing, says humane alternative for abandoned horses

Washington Post / Associated Press, Published: March 29 OKLAHOMA CITY — Oklahoma’s 50-year-old ban on horse slaughtering was lifted Friday when the governor signed a new law that will allow facilities ...Full Article

Genesis Awards: Roy Exum is Walking the Walk…

…Not Just Talking the Talk–When He Reports on Soring from Tennessee Equus – March 28, 2013 “The Horse Protection Act has been as lame as the horses it meant ...Full Article

The Sanctuary

This week I passed another milestone on the highway of life. To celebrate, let’s turn off the path for a bit, sit down under this old oak tree and ...Full Article