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Good News for the Horse, But the Fight Goes on

Huffington Post, Michael D’Antonio (Author, ‘Mortal Sins, Sex, Crime, and the Era of Catholic Scandal’}, April 11, 2013 The news is getting better for horses. The Obama Administration is getting behind a proposed ban on the slaughter of horses for meat, adding to the growing opposition to a plan for resuming the practice in New Mexico. Full Article

Feral vs. wild horses

High Country News, Monica Gokey | Apr 11, 2013 (Interesting debate. While I disagree with her final analysis, it adds fuel to the fire of wild vs. feral. If horses are ...Full Article

Dutch horsemeat sold as beef for two years

The Local (Germany’s English Newspaper), April 11, 2013 (Note – Most of the 50,000 Tons of meat from this recall have already been sold and consumed – on the ...Full Article

Obama Moves to Block Horse Slaughter

NYTimes, Stephanie Strom, April 11, 2013 The Obama administration has included a proposal in its 2014 budget that would effectively ban the slaughter of horses for human consumption. Technically, ...Full Article

New Budget BANS Horse Slaughter Inspectors!

Breaking News from Equine Welfare Alliance, comments from Jerry Finch Department of Agriculture Secretary Vilsack has entered this statement into the new budget: Page 197 of Dept. of Agriculture ...Full Article

Canada: SPCA explains why seized horses sent to auction

(Note – This “SPCA is NOT part of the ASPCA located in the US. The ASPCA is an independent nonprofit and not associated with any other “SPCA” on any ...Full Article

New horse scare: 55,000 tons of meat recalled Europe-wide by Dutch authorities

NBC WORLD NEWS By Gilbert Kreijger and Thomas Escritt, Reuters AMSTERDAM — Dutch food safety authorities have ordered the Europe-wide withdrawal of 55,000 tons of beef from sale over ...Full Article

Opinion: This isn’t a joke, America

A rant and rave by Jerry Finch More horsemeat found in beef products, more bute found in horsemeat, more graft and corruption, more “scientists” saying, “Oh, it’s okay. The ...Full Article

Undercover Activist Details Secret Filming of Animal Abuse & Why “Ag-Gag” Laws May Force Him to Stop

Democracy Now with Amy Goodman & Juan González, April 8, 2013 (NOTE – This is a viewer supported news site)   An animal rights investigator details how he has spent ...Full Article

Sequester prompts call for wild horses and burros to be returned to the wild

Horseback Magazine , April 8, 2013 WASHINGTON (April 8, 2013)–Last week Protect Mustangs, the California based conservation group, officially called for the Bureau of Land Management (BLM) to put a ...Full Article