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Horse Racing – ‘You just don’t understand’, trainer tells Grand National critics

Eurosport / April 4, 2013 Top trainer Jonjo O’Neill has hit out at animals rights activists for trying to get the Grand National banned, telling them that they “just don’t understand”.   Two horses have died in each of the last two years at the race, leading to increasingly loud calls from campaigners to put Full Article

Tennessee Grand Jury Indicts Former Tennessee Walking Horse Trainer Jackie McConnell

The Chattanoongan.com / April 1, 2013 A Fayette County, Tn., Grand Jury has indicted horse trainer Jackie McConnell and two co-defendants on 38 counts of animal cruelty for illegally soring ...Full Article

Animal Welfare Groups to New Mexico Regulators: Horsemeat May Be a Risk to Human Health

HSUS / April 2, 2013 The Humane Society of the United States, Front Range Equine Rescue Petition State Board to Declare Horsemeat Unfit for Human Consumption (April 2, 2013)—The ...Full Article

Over Public Outcry, Governor Signs Horse Slaughter Bill

Forbes / Vickery Eckhoff, Contributor / Uncovering the underground horse meat trade since 2011 / April 2, 2013 Oklahoma Governor Mary Fallin overturned a 50-year state ban on slaughtering horses Friday, ignoring ...Full Article

How the horsemeat scandal unfolded

neweurope.eu / April 2, 2013 Habitat for Horses recently lost 100 acres of grazing land needed to feed our rescued horses! Your help is desperately needed! Without this land ...Full Article

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 ...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