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Changes coming to Tennessee Walking Horse National Celebration (Video)

From: WSMV By: Alanna Autler SHELBYVILLE, TN (WSMV) - A Tennessee tradition will see new changes this year prompted by allegations of abuse. Hundreds of horses will compete in the Tennessee Walking Horse National Celebration in Shelbyville this month. In recent years, the competition has become mired in controversy. The U.S. Department of Agriculture has Full Article

Slaughter-horse hauler enters plea (Video)

In case you have forgotten about this horrendous case of abuse and horse slaughter, here is a post from May 2012: Regrettably, the cruelty observed in Terry Saulters’ case ...Full Article

Wild horses deaths now up to 75, corral managers deny wrongdoing

From: The Garden City Telegram By: Steven Tendo The owners of a corral in Scott County where more than 50 wild horses were reported to have died last week ...Full Article

A time to cull? The battle over Australia’s brumbies

Australia’s wild horses are known as brumbies. There has been much “to do” about their population and the native flora and fauna in the region. Culling – true culling, ...Full Article

Holistic approach to wild horses needed for survival

There is nothing holistic about the approach Ms. Cowley advocates. The wild horses share of the public lands continues to shrink while profit making cattle ranchers demand more and ...Full Article

Walking Horse Celebration faces tough scrutiny

From: The Tennessean The 76th Tennessee Walking Horse National Celebration opens Wednesday in Shelbyville, and the entire equine industry, the U.S. Department of Agriculture and Congress will be watching. ...Full Article

Advocates Will Speak Out for Wild Horses during BLM Ntl Advisory Board Meeting

From: KCSG TV By: The Cloud Foundation (COLORADO SPRINGS, Colo.) – The Cloud Foundation, American Wild Horse Preservation Campaign, Wild Horse Freedom Federation, Friends of Animals and Respect 4 ...Full Article

Forest Service continues to cull Murderers Creek herd

From: The Bulletin By: Andrew Clevenger Gradual reduction likely until completion of new environmental review WASHINGTON — The U.S. Forest Service is continuing to remove wild horses from the ...Full Article

New Questions About Animal Control Protocol Following Horse Attacks (Video)

Loose packs of dogs have always posed a threat to horse owners. Espcially for those who own mini-horses. ~ HfH From: WJBF By: Nicole Snyder Aiken County, S.C. -There ...Full Article

What are the Most Common Equine Toxins?

Trying to keep your horse healthy can be tough enough without having to worry about the poisons in your environment. Rat/mouse poisons and garden pesticides are too easy to ...Full Article