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USDA urged to inspect horses at Celebration

From: Shelbyville Times-Gazette By: Jason Reynolds Fifty-nine Congressional sponsors of the PAST Act are renewing their call to the USDA to actively inspect horses at The Celebration. The representatives sent a letter on Aug. 7 to Agriculture Secretary Tom Vilsack. They repeated that call on Thursday in a press release to the media by Reps. Full Article

Stolen wild horses may be coming through Borderland

From: KVIA By: Andrew J Pulk Wild mustangs are often called symbols of the freedom of the West, but a group of up to 30 horses stolen in the ...Full Article

Justice for Abused Donkey

From: Humane Society By: Sherry Ramsey Congratulations to Assistant District Attorney Rob Freyer of Montgomery County, Texas for obtaining a conviction in cruel animal dragging case Assistant District Attorney ...Full Article

Pinal County Sheriff’s Office pays the price for putting horse down

From: KVOA By: Sean Mooney TUCSON- A follow up to a story News 4 Tucson brought you first, about a horse that was euthanized in Red Rock, after determining ...Full Article

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 ...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