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Why de Blasio can’t ban horse carriages

The writer of this opinion piece treats the NYC horse carriage ban as if it were just “crazy PETA people” or those who hate the Irish and/or middle class working people backing it. There are valid concerns that should be addressed about the horses that pull those carriages – unlike what the article says – Full Article

Horse, rider airlifted out of remote Angeles National Forest canyon (VIdeo)

The Anderson Sling is an essential piece of rescue equipment. Identical to the one we use in our intensive care barn, here it is being used to helicopter a ...Full Article

Rare horses reintroduced to the wild in Spain

The Retuerta species is one of the oldest horse breeds still in existence. We previously reported on this rewilding effort in Spain. Over the last 2 years, this horse ...Full Article

Plot Against Allowing Horse Slaughter For Meat Thickens

New findings suggest FDA’s own “animals of unknown origins” policy may prevent U.S. resumption of horse slaughter for human consumption – Prairie Farmer Online. Yet somehow over 100,000 horses ...Full Article

Horsemeat from US is a ‘health risk’ to French

French animal right’s group “L214″ is leading the way to stop horsemeat consumption in Europe. Their reports on the cruelty these animals must deal with before being killed, as ...Full Article

Wild Horses at Risk of Slaughter as BLM’s Problems Worsen

Suzanne Roy’s, Campaign Director for American Wild Horse Preservation, article in the Huffington Post spells out clearly why reform is needed in the BLM. The American Wild Horse Preservation’s ...Full Article

2 bills aim to rein in Tennessee walking horse abuse

The recent PAST Act and HR 4098 bills are now getting a larger audience on USA Today. Most of the coverage has been on horse related websites and more ...Full Article

BLM seeks proposals to suppress growth of wild horse herds

Perhaps the headline should read – BLM seeks ways to expand land grab by cattlemen. Or would that be too obvious? ~ HfH From: KCSG.com BLM Seeks Research Proposals ...Full Article

Funds better used on highway than horses

Typically I do not post opinion pieces against the pro-wild horse crowd, as we do not want to give them the web traffic. However, it needs to be pointed ...Full Article

Comment – horsemeat unsafe for human consumption

A member of the Canadian House of Commons, Alex Atamanenko’s Canadian bill would not ban horse slaughter but – as he points out below – would make it currently ...Full Article