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A smile for Old Blue

From: Galveston Daily News By: Debbie Stoutamire “Smile, though your heart is aching … Smile, even though it is breaking” — Charlie Chaplin I recently took a trip to the Habitat for Horses to talk to a man who knows what it is like to hold a dying animal in your arms, Jerry Finch. I Full Article

EU to tighten rules on horse passports

While Great Britain ponders trade agreements that will surely send horses to their deaths in China, EU as a whole has been creating measures to prevent fraudulent horse slaughter. ...Full Article

Give your support to help protect America’s horses

This Letter to the Editor was written in Maine, but really ALL of us could help get it passed. Click Here to find how to contact your representative in ...Full Article

Under the mask…

While it seems wonderful for the horse industry on the surface, this is little more than a cover for the horsemeat industry. Notice how the flag is waved on ...Full Article

Update from Canadian “Wildies” advocates

In the past we have published articles from Virginia Fisher keeping us up to date on wild horse advocates in Canada’s fight with their government to protect the wild ...Full Article

Wyoming horse roundup scheduled to start Monday

The ink has barely dried on the ruling, and already the BLM is ready to remove 800 wild horses. The Wild Free Roaming Horse and Burro Act has been ...Full Article

Record Violations Cited At Shelbyville Walking Horse Celebration

From: Nashville Public Radio By: Blake Farmer USDA inspectors disqualified a record number of walking horses at this year’s National Celebration in Shelbyville, according to a Celebration spokesman. A ...Full Article

Horse killer gets 3 months: a ‘wrist slap,’ family says

From: Chesterfield Observer Claiming that “it was never my intent to hurt anyone,” a Cosby High graduate apologized last week in Chesterfield Circuit Court for shooting and killing a ...Full Article

NYC Council speaker says vote on carriage horse ban may not happen this year

From: The Republic NEW YORK — New York City Council Speaker Melissa Mark-Viverito says the council may not vote to outlaw horse-drawn carriages any time soon. Mayor Bill de ...Full Article

Court Rules for allowing Wild Horse Roundup to Proceed

In a blow to the remaining ever dwindling wild horse population in the United States, the BLM and the State of Wyoming will be allowed to proceed with their wild ...Full Article