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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 this coming year. ~ HfH From: Dallas News By: Roy Appleton A memorandum alerted the Dallas City Council: The man who will manage the city’s new 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

And now for your Sunday morning enjoyment

We all need to have something nice to start our day with sometimes. I hope at least a couple of these videos will do the trick. If you know ...Full Article

Lies and Desperation – the NYC horse-carriage trade

The controversy over the New York City horse carriage industry has been building for some time now.  This past election it was one of the main topics of discussion ...Full Article