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Online Auction Planned To Determine New Foal’s Name

I just had to mention that the article below points out that the National Park Service already has programs in place that use contraceptives in mares – with the Assateague program successfully in place since 1988. The use of contraceptives has begun in Western herds , yet there is no end game on the culling of Full Article

Lawmakers silent on horse bill

US Rep Marsha Blackburn regarding anti-soring bills says: “…and could potentially eliminate the entire industry and thus the entire breed.” What a ridiculous statement. The silence of our US ...Full Article

A dangerous horse is tamed by love, pain lifts

As the Scottish philosopher Thomas Carlyle once said: “Permanence, perseverance and persistence in spite of all obstacles, discouragements, and impossibilities: It is this, that in all things distinguishes the ...Full Article

Horses seized in welfare initiative

While no one likes the idea of government telling them what they can and can’t do, the tough Irish laws about horse passports and approved equine property sounds perfect ...Full Article

Roy Exum: Rep. Blackburn Draws Fury

In 2008, Rep Blackburn was named one of the “Most Corrupt Members of Congress” by the government watchdog group Citizens for Responsibility and Ethics in Washington…I doubt that would ...Full Article

Mobile man recalls leading riderless horse for JFK

From: Miami Herald By: Jeremy Gray MOBILE, Ala. — Pfc. Arthur Carlson spent the night before in a stable caring for Black Jack, so he used his day off ...Full Article

Multi-county probe underway into disappearance of horses

Horses being purchased by a kill buyer without proof of ownership by the seller? Excuse me …but that is outrageous. The Triple Crown Ranch slaughter horse collecting station in ...Full Article

Researchers Find Toxoplasma gondii in Horsemeat

Yet another reason to  NOT have horsemeat on our dinner table… HfH Webmistress From: The Horse By: Christa Lesté-Lasserre After all the publicized concern about the presence of phenylbutazone ...Full Article

Princess Anne: Let them eat horsemeat

‘What next? The Queen’s corgis?’ Estimates are that 7,000 horses are at risk of abandonment in Britain this winter. – Says Animal Aid’s Andrew Tyler From: New York Daily ...Full Article

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 ...Full Article