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2,600 horses put down in council blitz on grazing

Eighty percent of estrayed horses are euthanized in Ireland! It seems a microchip program or some other solution needs to be looked into. ~ HfH From: Independent.ie By: Caitriona Murphy MORE than 2,600 horses have been put to sleep by local authorities this year as they ramp up their efforts to control horses grazing on Full Article

Controversial Horse Roping Event Held in Tremonton (Video)

From the Editor of the Utah Trotter: The following story originally appeared on www.utahequine.blogspot.com, and the author was kind enough to allow the Trotter to syndicate this story. It ...Full Article

Gloves off in Texas agriculture commissioner race after accusation that candidate mishandled horses

Driving a trailer around with horses tied to the back?! How anyone could see this as a safe exercise method is ludicrous. ~ HfH From: The Dallas Morning News ...Full Article

Attorney for Tennessee Walking Horse trainer responds to indictment

According to Wheelon’s attorney, those awful animal activists are unfairly accusing him of harming horses. All those horses suffering in pain that were found in the raid, some who ...Full Article

Tennessee Walking Horse trainer, show judge indicted for animal cruelty

There maybe hope that soring will become a thing of the past, looked upon with disgust. The indictments came this past Monday. ~ HfH From: The Tennessean By:Heidi Hall ...Full Article

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 ...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

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

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

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