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Horses seized in welfare initiative

While no one likes the idea of government telling them what they can and can’t do, the tough Irish laws about horse passports and approved equine property sounds perfect to me considering that most of the seizures we do are done on horses stashed in places that couldn’t support a rat. If someone can’t properly Full Article

Roy Exum: Rep. Blackburn Draws Fury

In 2008, Rep Blackburn was named one of the “Most Corrupt Members of Congress” by the government watchdog group Citizens for Responsibility and Ethics in Washington…I doubt that would ...Full Article

Mobile man recalls leading riderless horse for JFK

From: Miami Herald By: Jeremy Gray MOBILE, Ala. — Pfc. Arthur Carlson spent the night before in a stable caring for Black Jack, so he used his day off ...Full Article

Multi-county probe underway into disappearance of horses

Horses being purchased by a kill buyer without proof of ownership by the seller? Excuse me …but that is outrageous. The Triple Crown Ranch slaughter horse collecting station in ...Full Article

Researchers Find Toxoplasma gondii in Horsemeat

Yet another reason to  NOT have horsemeat on our dinner table… HfH Webmistress From: The Horse By: Christa Lesté-Lasserre After all the publicized concern about the presence of phenylbutazone ...Full Article

Princess Anne: Let them eat horsemeat

‘What next? The Queen’s corgis?’ Estimates are that 7,000 horses are at risk of abandonment in Britain this winter. – Says Animal Aid’s Andrew Tyler From: New York Daily ...Full Article

Giant horse head sculptures in Scotland

Before we get back to more serious news, how about some giant horse heads? From: Green Label Europeans sure do love their giant animal sculptures. In Falkirk, Scotland, public ...Full Article

Why This Congresswoman Opposes Effort To End Horrifying Horse Abuse

From: Huffington Post By: Christina Wilkie WASHINGTON — The cruel practice of “soring” championship gaited horses by wrapping their hooves in corrosive chemicals and then applying chains or bands ...Full Article

Horse slaughter halted by federal appeals court

Pro-slaughter groups and some of the media keep spreading the lie that horse slaughter is humane. There are other methods to control the populations that will allow wild horses ...Full Article

Dying woman gets last visit from horse, 2 dogs

For me – upon my last day upon this earth – I would want to be surrounded by all my true family – not just my human ones. ~ ...Full Article