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The European Union has stopped the import of horsemeat from Mexico

BREAKING NEWS The European Union has stopped the import of horse meat from Mexican slaughterhouses – effectively immediately. Approximately 100,000 American horses cross the Mexican border to be slaughtered each year. The majority of their meat had been shipped to the European Union. Those shipments are now halted. Horsemeat from Mexico is still shipped to Full Article

Horse Nonsense From City Hall

We try to give both sides of the story when it comes to the New York City Horse Carriage Ban. The Anti-Horse Carriage side say the horses are abused ...Full Article

University of Wyoming research provides data on wild horse diets

As we have pointed out before – when comparing how cattle and equine eat, one must also take into account how they eat. Horses clip the grass with their ...Full Article

Roberto Dutesco: The Wild Horses of Sable Island

Many people have mixed feelings about how humans should be able to interact with wild horses. Should we be able to interact with them? Should we be able to ...Full Article

4 month old foal plays with a ball – very very cute video

Good Sunday Afternoon to ya’ll. As promised, here is an adorable video of Cruz the colt, having a great time playing with a ball. According the Youtube info – ...Full Article

BLM to gather ‘public nuisance’ burros in Pahrump Valley

Where will they be taking these burros for adoption? The BLM’s holding facilities are already overcrowded. The Palomino Valley facility is infamous for its lack of protection from the ...Full Article

A Horse for Christmas

While this should be Sunday before Christmas’s special video – I could not help myself – this adorable girl’s story of her Christmas horse is too beautiful not to ...Full Article

No police horses for Inverness for Christmas

Mounted police can make wonderful community ambassadors for law enforcement. But only if they used as more than just a means to keep crowds under control. It has been ...Full Article

New company eyes horse slaughter in NM

Let us hope that this horse meat processing plant that hopes to open in New Mexico has the same fate as Valley Meat. Also isn’t true that there is ...Full Article

How to Measure a Horse

You would think it would be obvious – measuring a horse that is – that everyone knows how to do it and what the terms mean. A few years ...Full Article