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Horse Slaughter Bill Vote In Ottawa Next Week

This coming week, we will present a series on the efforts of Canadians to save their wild horses and stop horse slaughter. Plenty of our neighbors to the north want this tragedy stopped. We can hope that the upcoming vote will go towards saving more horses from slaughter. ~ HfH From: Blackburnnews.com By: Ray Baynton Full Article

Five Common Mistakes Made When Feeding A Horse

Jerry likes to make certain we do posts on horse health and what horse owners can do better to help their horses thrive. Education is a very important part ...Full Article

Jane Velez Mitchell, video of her keynote speech at the 2014 American Equine Summit

We can only hope that the ideas generated here will turn into a productive message for the public and governments. Europe must be held accountable for their role in ...Full Article

BLM Extends Application Deadline for Submitting Research Proposals Aimed at Suppressing Population Growth of Wild Horses

The methods the Bureau of Land Management want to see are really very invasive – “surgical, chemical, or pharmaceutical, and may also include intrauterine devices”. It makes better sense ...Full Article

Federal land worker threatened on Utah highway

Our government has unbalanced ways of handling protesters here in the United States. Take the example of 25 year old Cecily McMillan who elbowed a police officer during the ...Full Article

Horse soring bill faces ‘narrowing window’

Now more than ever, pressure needs to be kept up on your national level representatives to stop the horse torture called “soring”. The PAST Act and its Senate equivalent, ...Full Article

Kazakhstan one of main world suppliers of horse meat

The majority of Americans are against eating horses. This is commonly known. Yet, most do not realize how many thousands of American horses are shipped overseas to be eaten ...Full Article

Horse bill headed to governor

Horses are *not* an innately vicious species. That being said common sense needs to be used when humans and horses interact. Insurance companies should not list horses among animals ...Full Article

Amid debate, eight wild horses captured in Iron County

So the BLM lures them onto private land with water so they can capture them. Once again simply caving into pressure by cattle ranchers. ~ HfH From: The Salt ...Full Article

Utah Wildlife Officials Backing Ranchers Threatening To Break Federal Law To Round Up Wild Horses

As pointed out previously, mismanagement by the Bureau of Land Management has created herds that more fertile than they would be if we would just leave the horses alone. ...Full Article