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Second horse dies at Aintree steeplechase in England

Christian Science Monitor – April 6, 2013 – AP AINTREE, ENGLAND The Aintree Festival was plunged into more grief Friday following the death of another horse over the fences used in the Grand National Steeplechase, overshadowing the latest classy victory by Sprinter Sacre. Little Josh was destroyed after breaking a shoulder following a heavy fall Full Article

Convicted horse abuser arrested for possessing horses

(Jason Meduna back in jail. Why am I not surprised? – Jerry) Starheraold.com -MAUNETTE LOEKS New Media Editor April 5, 2013 TORRINGTON, Wyo. — A former Morrill County rancher ...Full Article

Op-Ed: Horse Meat Found in Chicken Nuggets, The Scandal Grows

Candace Calloway Whiting - Seattle PI Horse meat in chicken nuggets?  That is just wrong on so many levels… Following the news that horse meat was found in the Swedish ...Full Article

Op-Ed:The Silence is Deafening

Shelley Grainger   Canadian Horse Defence Coalition’s Blog – April 2, 2013 Opinion Blog – A Response to No Government Response   Why is it when the Canadian government and ...Full Article

Wild horse buyer goes uncharged due to state oversight

Dave Philipps - The Gazette – April 4, 2013   Two state agencies dropped the ball when it came to prosecuting a southern Colorado wild horse buyer who admitted to breaking ...Full Article

Health fears raised over American horsemeat imports

EuroPolitics | Brian Beary in Washington | Tuesday 02 April 2013 An animal welfare group is alleging that unsafe horsemeat is ending up on European dinner plates due to lax ...Full Article

BLM Digs in Heels Over Costly Approach to Wild Horses Despite Sequester

Suzanne Roy / Campaign Director, American Wild Horse Preservation Campaign / Huffington Post Blog / April 5, 2013 If a budget is a statement of priorities, then what are we ...Full Article

Market for slaughter horses plunging in wake of Burger-gate

Equine Welfare Alliance – April 5, 2013 – Vicki Tobin – John Holland EWA (Chicago) – USDA data for the first quarter of 2013 indicates a precipitous drop in ...Full Article

What Do We Owe the Horse? Government Considering Slaughterhouse Proposal

(This is one of the best articles I’ve read in ages on horse slaughter. What is reprinted here is a teaser. Click on the link at the bottom to ...Full Article

Horse Racing – ‘You just don’t understand’, trainer tells Grand National critics

Eurosport / April 4, 2013 Top trainer Jonjo O’Neill has hit out at animals rights activists for trying to get the Grand National banned, telling them that they “just ...Full Article