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“They Rescued Me” Photo Contest – Week Two Update

Habitat for Horses – April 8, 2013 This is the start of week two of the photo contest, and quite a contest it has turned out to be! I am amazed at both the response and the quality of so many of the photographs. While we spent many an hour looking over the first week’s Full Article

Convicted Mustang Abuser Jailed for Parole Violation

The Horse, Pat Raia, April 8, 2013 Jason Meduna, the Nebraska rancher convicted of maltreating more than 200 mustangs adopted from the Bureau of Land Management, has been jailed ...Full Article

Guest Op Ed: A little mystery with our meat

Bob Gaydos, April 6, 2013 The horse-meat-in-ground-beef scandal that broke in Europe at the beginning of the year has spawned numerous investigations there as well as a booming business ...Full Article

Grand National protesters accuse Channel 4 of exploiting deaths of horses

Animal rights campaigners gather at broadcaster’s London headquarters to condemn advert that ‘ramps-up’ danger of race Mark Townsend, guardian.co.uk, Saturday 6 April 2013   Animal rights campaigners have staged a protest outside the ...Full Article

The Mysteries of the Horse -Dr. Juliet Getty

(Note – Dr. Getty is an expert in equine nutrition, an area sorely lacking in any true, applied yet scientific applications. As the person responsible for the feeding of ...Full Article

Taping of Farm Cruelty Is Becoming the Crime

The New York Times -RICHARD A. OPPEL Jr. – April 6, 2013 On one covert video, farm workers illegally burn the ankles of Tennessee walking horses with chemicals. Another captures workers in Wyoming ...Full Article

Russia to ban meat from most Canadian, Mexican suppliers

Dover Cattle Network | Reuters  |  Updated: 04/05/2013 Russia plans to ban meat imports from most Canadian and Mexican suppliers from April 8 over concerns about the use of the feed additive ...Full Article

Second horse dies at Aintree steeplechase in England

Christian Science Monitor – April 6, 2013 – AP AINTREE, ENGLAND The Aintree Festival was plunged into more grief Friday following the death of another horse over the fences ...Full Article

Convicted horse abuser arrested for possessing horses

(Jason Meduna back in jail. Why am I not surprised? – Jerry) Starheraold.com -MAUNETTE LOEKS New Media Editor April 5, 2013 TORRINGTON, Wyo. — A former Morrill County rancher ...Full Article

Op-Ed: Horse Meat Found in Chicken Nuggets, The Scandal Grows

Candace Calloway Whiting – Seattle PI Horse meat in chicken nuggets?  That is just wrong on so many levels… Following the news that horse meat was found in the Swedish ...Full Article