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TRF Settles Lawsuit with New York

A protracted legal battle between the Thoroughbred Retirement Foundation (TRF) and the New York Attorney General’s (NYAG) office ended at 2:30 p.m. Nov. 19 when a settlement was signed. From: The Horse By: Eric Mitchell The complaint filed by N.Y. Attorney General Eric Schneiderman back in May 2012 was dismissed “with prejudice,” meaning the allegations Full Article

Wild Horse Management Suit Bucked by Judge

39,000 acres….120 horses equals not enough land??? ~ HfH From: Courthouse News Service By: Annie Youderian (CN) – The government’s decision to rein in the wild horse population on ...Full Article

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 ...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