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Cruel wild horse roundups continue on Navajoland for kill houses

Cruel horse roundups for kill houses and meat industry continue on Navajoland. From: The Narcosphere By: Brenda Norrell The cruel roundups of wild horses on the Navajo Nation continue on Thursday and Friday in the Tuba City area. Navajo Medicine People oppose the roundups and the sale of horses for slaughter to the meat industry Full Article

Lawmakers Clash Over Championship Horse Abuse Bill

From: ABC News By: Megan Chuchmach and Shushannah Walshe The welfare of Tennessee Walking Horses, celebrated for their high-stepping gait known as the “big lick,” took center stage today ...Full Article

Real simple way to get more power behind the SAFE ACT

The Physicians Committee for Responsible Medicine supports the passing of the SAFE Act. Please help by taking a couple of minutes today to read, act and share. Let’s keep ...Full Article

Riding a horse brings autistic boy out of his shell

From: Today.com By: Linda Carroll Isaiah Forte, 9, flashes a brilliant smile from the horse he’s riding. Diagnosed at 2 with autism, Forte for years had difficulty communicating and ...Full Article

BLM must reconsider its policies on wild horses

From: The Denver Post Idea Log By: Ashley Matthews Guest Commentary Media reports consistently declare overpopulation of wild horses causes an environmental burden on Bureau of Land Management lands. ...Full Article

Equine Voices rescues foals from wild horse roundup (VIDEO)

From: KVOA.com By: Sean Mooney TUCSON- While horse meat is not eaten by people here in the U.S., the federal government actually conducts roundups of wild horses that are ...Full Article

Feature *your* rescue horse in the 2014 Habitat for Horses calendar

Habitat for Horses announces a new opportunity to get an awesome 2014 calendar and raise some much needed funds!  We are preparing our 2014 Calendars featuring rescue horses and ...Full Article

Giving Back to Horses on Veteran’s Day

From: TheHorse.com By: Stacey Oke When observing a moment of silence at the 11th hour of the 11th day of the 11th month, don’t forget to think about the ...Full Article

SAFE, King and PAST – three must-wins for horses

Keith Dane, VP of HSUS Equine Protection, sent a very important message we here at Habitat for Horses wish to share with you. From: Humane Society of the United ...Full Article

Obama nominates Nevada’s Neil Kornze to be BLM director

From: Washington Examiner By: Associated Press CARSON CITY, Nev. (AP) — President Barack Obama has nominated Neil Kornze to become director of the U.S. Bureau of Land Management. Kornze ...Full Article