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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 horses will be monitored, poked and assessed down to the blood in their veins. The horses set to race in the 138th Preakness are to be kept under 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

Governor Haslam’s ‘Ag-Gag’ Veto Could Have National Impact

Food Safety News, May 14, 2013, Dan Flynn The veto by Tennessee Republican Gov. Bill Haslam of a bill requiring anyone taking pictures or shooting video of animal abuse ...Full Article

Animal Welfare Advocates Applaud Governor Haslam for Vetoing Ag-Gag Bill

Governor Cites Opinions that Bill is “Constitutionally Suspect,” “Appears to Repeal Parts of Tennessee’s Shield Law” and “Makes it More Difficult to Prosecute Animal Cruelty Cases” NASHVILLE, Tenn. (May 13, ...Full Article

Roy Exum: ‘Neigh’ To The Ag-Gag Bill

The Chattanoogan, May 13, 2013 There will be two pivotal events in Tennessee this week that will thrill horsemen and their families all around the world. Later today Bill ...Full Article

Young girl, blind horse win championships

IronMountainDailyNews.com, Lisa Reed, May 11. 2013 IRON MOUNTAIN – Victoria Czech had owned Skips Golden Silk, a double-registered palomino quarter horse, for two years when she found out he ...Full Article