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Giant horse head sculptures in Scotland

Before we get back to more serious news, how about some giant horse heads? From: Green Label Europeans sure do love their giant animal sculptures. In Falkirk, Scotland, public artist Andy Scott has erected two giant horse heads, which tower above Forth & Clyde canal at about 99-feet tall. The horse heads are called “Kelpies,” Full Article

Why This Congresswoman Opposes Effort To End Horrifying Horse Abuse

From: Huffington Post By: Christina Wilkie WASHINGTON — The cruel practice of “soring” championship gaited horses by wrapping their hooves in corrosive chemicals and then applying chains or bands ...Full Article

Horse slaughter halted by federal appeals court

Pro-slaughter groups and some of the media keep spreading the lie that horse slaughter is humane. There are other methods to control the populations that will allow wild horses ...Full Article

Dying woman gets last visit from horse, 2 dogs

For me – upon my last day upon this earth – I would want to be surrounded by all my true family – not just my human ones. ~ ...Full Article

Congress scrutinizes show-horse industry practice of ‘soring’

This articles goes into more details on what the anti-soring bill will do to those who insist on doing this despicable practice to Tennessee Walking Horses. I do not ...Full Article

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 ...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