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Dug In on Drug Use in Horse Racing Industry

From: HSUS – Wayne Pacelle’s Blog By: Wayne Pacelle The integrity of international cycling has been tarnished because of confirmed cases of doping at the highest rungs of the industry, with Lance Armstrong’s remarkable record nullified because of his use of performance-enhancing drugs. We have seen a series of scandals in Major League baseball, with Barry Bonds, the greatest ...Full Article

Congress Urged to Act in Response to Investigation of Horseracing Industry

Help urge our Congressmen to pass U.S. Senate Bill 973 and H.R. 2012 – find out how to contact them by click here. ~ HfH From: The Humane Society ...Full Article

Horses help treat trauma, disorders

Equine-Assisted Psychotherapy and Therapeutic Horseback Riding – both programs are offered at Habitat for Horses. So many people benefit from horse therapy …and the horses benefit too. They enjoy ...Full Article

Horse dies, 18 others seized from Lakeland couple

Its a tragedy we read about all too often. Horses in abused, starved states. It is our mission to rescue, rehabilitate and find new homes for abused and neglected ...Full Article

Stop horse “soring” – Write your newspaper, your Congressman, and share on Facebook

Pressure needs to be kept up get approval for the PAST Act and end once and for all the inhumane practice of horse soring. One woman, Elizabeth Hansen of ...Full Article

Bill de Blasio takes on Teamsters and Liam Neeson

From: The Guardian By: Edward Helmore Bill de Blasio takes on Teamsters and Liam Neeson as he tries to ban New York’s horse carriages The city mayor’s stand on ...Full Article

VIDEO: Baby Horse Learns To Walk Again

Here is your Sunday “Awwwwwwwww – so cute!” story. Next Sunday we would love to feature one of *your* horse stories, pictures, and/or videos for our Sunday “Feel Good” ...Full Article

LTE: Stop abusive practice of “soring”

We often publish articles on the horrible practice of horse soring. Not too often is there a description that will allow the reader to easily understand what is taking ...Full Article

Protect horses from painful practice

This article is recommended by Keith Dane, VP of Equine Protection at HSUS. ~ HfH From: Richmond Times Dispatch By: Robin Robertson Starr We Virginians love our horses and ...Full Article

Emaciated Endurance Horse in France Ran 46 Miles Before Pulled by Vets

This should have never been allowed to happen. It can be difficult to tell for non-professionals when a horse is under weight at times. In this case it was ...Full Article
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