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Cherokee Horses: A Link to the Trail of Tears

From: Indian Country Today By: Brian Daffron The federal policy of Indian Removal forced thousands of Native people of the Southeastern United States westward, with many only taking what little they could carry. For some families, this meant transporting livestock they had bred for generations. One of those breeds that survived the Trail of Tears Full Article

Horsemeat linked to new food scandal seized in Belgium

Lies and more lies from the horse slaughter industry. Better yet for the Belgians would be to stop eating horsemeat. ~ HfH From: Global Post Belgium health authorities on ...Full Article

NM’s Attorney General’s Horse Case is Slow Off The Line

It looks like NM Atty Gen Gary King’s lawsuit will fail to stop New Mexico’s Valley Meat Co. plant from slaughtering horses come January 1st. Mid-January is long time ...Full Article

Horsemeat saga continues

The American Veterinary Medical Association is *for* horse slaughter? Even with the knowledge of what type of drugs are administered to the majority of horses? This is not the ...Full Article

New York City’s strange political brawl over carriage horses

Stephen Nislick’s philanthropic motives may or may not be real (the real estate in this issue is worth a great deal of money), but the carriage horses effected are. ...Full Article

Hammer needs your help

It seemed strange to look through the door of stall one and not see Hammer laying down in the thick shavings. That had been his home for the last ...Full Article

Presley seeks to revoke walking horse contest trophy

Most Americans are unaware of what “soring” is. Perhaps if more celebrities, like Priscilla Presley, raised their voices then the Tennessee Walker would no longer suffer. ~ HfH From: ...Full Article

US agriculture bill could bury horse slaughter plans

Mid-January is too late for the January 1st opening of the slaughterhouses. There must be some way to stop them – perhaps in New Mexico AG Gary King will ...Full Article

Now for some extra horsey holiday spirit! Videos!

Chances are the kids have been up for hours now playing with their gifts from Santa, most of the Christmas wrapping mess is in the trash or pushed to ...Full Article

Christmas – 2013

One of our new incoming mares gave us a totally unexpected Christmas gift – a little filly, bouncing around the pasture when the crew arrived in the morning. We ...Full Article