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Hundreds of horses quarantined after Equine Herpes Virus outbreak

Desiree Stennett, Orlando Sentine After one horse competing at a Marion County showgrounds tested positive for the Equine Herpes Virus last month, the Florida Department of Agriculture and Consumer Servicesplaced the showgorunds and several Florida farms under quarantine. One Orange County farm – Brookmore Farm in Oviedo – is among the 12 farms quarantined along with the Horse Shows in Full Article

The Thunder of Their Hooves

Jerry Finch / Habitat for Horses It happened long before our time, before time even began, in a place of mist and trees, in a place of open land ...Full Article

BLM to Webcast National Wild Horse, Burro Advisory Board Meeting

The Horse / March 1, 2013 The Bureau of Land Management (BLM) will webcast the National Wild Horse and Burro Advisory Board’s day-and-a-half meeting set for March 4-5 in Oklahoma City, ...Full Article

Horse Meat Scandal Ensnares U.K. Taco Bell, as U.S. Mulls Horse Slaughterhouses

Three other beef products in England also tested positive for horse meat NBCDWF /  Cathy Rainone / Friday, Mar 1, 2013    Europe’s horse meat food labeling scandal continues to hit ...Full Article

What’s in Your Horse Burger? Chemicals That Pose Serious Health Risks

It’s not just because they’re pretty. Their meat poses serious health risks. Vickery Eckhoff in Newsweek. The French take few tips from the British, but French Agriculture Minister Stéphane ...Full Article

U.S.D.A. May Approve Horse Slaughter Plant

New York Times, STEPHANIE STROM, February 28, 2013 The United States Department of Agriculture is likely to approve a horse slaughtering plant in New Mexico in the next two months, which ...Full Article

Carson City neighborhood grieves as BLM traps local wild horses

Los Angeles Times /John M. Glionna / February 28, 2013 VEGAS – A grass-roots community group in northern Nevada watched helplessly Wednesday as federal officials removed most of what remained ...Full Article

HSI/Canada Calls for a Prohibition on Horse Slaughter after Cruelty in Canadian Facilities Exposed

Humane Society International/Canada / February 28, 2013 Following the recent exposé, showing numerous animal welfare violations on Canadian horse feedlots, Humane Society International/Canada is calling for a federal prohibition on ...Full Article

Slaughter of U.S. horses soars as horse meat scandal explodes

Equine Welfare Alliance / February 27, 2013 Chicago (EWA) – According to USDA statistics, the slaughter of US horses soared by 32% in 2012 to over 176,000, a twenty year ...Full Article

Advocates Concerned by Shipment of Horse Meat Through U.S. Ports

STEPHANIE STROM / February 27, 2013 / NYTimes (Expanded version of the story first published yesterday) As concerns over horse meat infiltrating products labeled ground beef grows among American consumers, an ...Full Article