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Animals Were Harmed

Detailed and with no punches held back, abuses to animals by the movie industry are given in this article with copies of emails and letters as documentation. It seems we can no longer trust the “No Animals Were Harmed” accreditation. ~ HfH From: The Hollywood Reporter By: Gary Baum American Humane Association monitor Gina Johnson Full Article

Roy Exum: Horseman’s Leap Of Faith

From: The Chattanoogan By: Roy Exum Back in July I got a deeply-touching letter from a horseman who had finally had enough of the sleazy side of the Tennessee ...Full Article

Vets forced to put down more than 100 horses at horror farm

In South Wales, RSPCA inspectors found 400 animals in a neglected state on one site. In a separate case a horse owner was jailed for neglecting his ponies. Evan ...Full Article

Legislators push to ban horse doping

Horse doping – as pointed out in the article – masks injuries allowing them to become worse, puts both horse and rider at risk, and takes away victory from ...Full Article

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. ...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