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Responsible Horse Breeders Council Endorses Federal Bill to End Horse Slaughter

The Humane Society of the United States works with council to develop strategic initiatives to protect horses (April 22, 2013)—As part of its efforts to protect American horses from inhumane treatment of slaughter plants, a council of reputable and influential horse breeders from around the U.S. has announced its support for the Safeguard American Food Full Article

Ecologist Craig Downer: Open Letter to BLM RE: Cloud’s Herd

( Craig C. Downer is a wildlife ecologist (UCalifBerk, UNevReno, UKanLawr, UDurhamUK) who has extensively studied both the wild horses of the West and the endangered mountain tapirs of the ...Full Article

ROBERT REDFORD CALLS FOR A BAN ON HORSE SLAUGHTER

CHATHAM, NY, April 22, 2013 – On the cusp of the 2013 Annual American Equine Summit hosted by the New York-based national equine protection organization Equine Advocates, the call to ...Full Article

Molly the Pony and Trash Can Playtime (Video)

She’s a gray speckled pony who was abandoned by her owners when Hurricane Katrina hit southern Louisiana. She spent weeks on her own before finally being rescued and taken ...Full Article

Roy Exum: Haslam Is Our Only Hope

The Chattanoongan.com. Roy Exum. April 19, 2013 It was with a heavy heart I learned on Thursday that the Tennessee Legislature has openly defied the First Amendment of the ...Full Article

Tennessee Governor Urged to Veto Whistleblower Suppression Bill

SB1248 Would Cover Up and Shield Soring Abuses in Tennessee Walking Horse Industry (April 19, 2013) – The Humane Society of the United States urged Gov. Bill Haslam to ...Full Article

Feds Pounce On Maryville Horse Trainer

The Chattanoongan, Friday, April 19, 2013 – by Roy Exum Federal agents, accompanied by Blount County animal control officers, raided the barn of walking horse trainer Larry Wheelon near Maryville, Tn., ...Full Article

The Thing Under the Rock Speaks

(Before you start, I want to apologize for ruining your day by placing this before you. Perhaps you might consider this a humor piece, but it isn’t. This is ...Full Article

Wild animal birth control: politics vs. science

Billings Gazette , April 18, 2013 12:15 am  •  By Brett French (NOTE – Comments sought: The Billings Field Office of the Bureau of Land Management is seeking comment on a proposal to conduct ...Full Article

Don’t reopen plants that slaughter horses for food

chicagotribune.com, By Wayne Pacelle,  April 19, 2013 Most Americans disapprove of slaughtering horses for food — 80 percent, according to a recent national survey. Responsible American horse lovers, breeders and ...Full Article