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The Unnatural Concept of the Appropriate Management Level

This morning we welcome back Robert Bauer, a wildlife biologist who has studied and written extensively on the wild horses and burros of the West. Today he takes on the topic the Bureau of Land Management’s wild horse and burro “appropriate management level” concept…and why it is absolutely wrong. ~ HfH From: Robert C. Bauer Full Article

Tennessee Walking Horse trainer, show judge indicted for animal cruelty

There maybe hope that soring will become a thing of the past, looked upon with disgust. The indictments came this past Monday. ~ HfH From: The Tennessean By:Heidi Hall ...Full Article

Animal cruelty inquiry may figure in Dallas review of Texas Horse Park deal

This article is a couple of days old, but its important to keep updated on what is going on at The Texas Horse Park that is due to open ...Full Article

Horse case unraveled on veterinarian’s testimony

Chavez gets off with barely a slap on the wrist. Many of us remember that terrible video of those horses pawing the earth in such pain and misery. Such ...Full Article

Proposal would brand horses treated with Bute

Since kill buyers have been known to take horses without asking questions, I can only imagine that tattoos or microchipping might get ignored as well.  Anything to slow down ...Full Article

Trainer Alleges Abuse at AQHA Competitions

Is it be any surprise for a group that has supported horse slaughter, that the AQHA may give preference to trainers that abuse horses? ~ HfH From: EquiMed Trainer ...Full Article

Pennsylvania Moves to Outlaw Raising Dogs for Meat at Home

Obvious..that is the only word I can think of when it comes to how wrong it is for dogs … or horses … to be used as food. And ...Full Article

Please sign this petition in support of the PAST Act, to end horse soring

There have been too many confusing stories in the news about soring. Its really simple… according to the Humane Society: “Soring involves the intentional infliction of pain to a ...Full Article

Horse industry generates $3.6 billion in Oklahoma

$3.6 BILLION! Meanwhile, the value of a dead horse is $0. Wonder what part of that equation sunk into the heads of the Governor and the legislators when they ...Full Article

Witness to abuse: Animal cruelty often borne of ignorance

This is a really well written article on what animal control officers face on a day to day basis. The officer in this article is based in Kansas, but ...Full Article