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All the hurting horses: Response to horse neglect cases comes from across the country

Chuck Haga / The Dickinson Press / February 5, 2013 GRAND FORKS — People from around the country are reacting to the discovery last week of 99 dead horses and more than 150 others starving and ailing while in the custody of a western North Dakota landowner. People from around the country are reacting to the Full Article

More than 100 horses seized in Morton County, ND

Bismark Tribune / Jenny Michael / January 28, 2013 The Morton County Sheriff’s Department has taken more than 100 horses into its care after finding 96 dead horses at ...Full Article

Formal Attire becomes eighth horse to die at Aqueduct Racetrack in 27 days of racing

Three-year-old gelding was trailing the leader on the rail entering the far turn at Sunday’s second race when the injury occurred. The horse was euthanized a short time later. ...Full Article

Responsible Horse Breeders Council Formed

The Humane Society of the United States (HSUS) is forming a “Responsible Horse Breeders Council” composed of horse breeders around the country who are dedicated to improving horse welfare. ...Full Article

HSI: Horsemeat Scandal Raises Ethical Questions about Slaughtering Horse

Humane Society International/Europe Humane Society International: Horsemeat Scandal Raises Ethical Questions about Slaughtering Horse LONDON – In the wake of recent revelations that quantities of horsemeat have been found ...Full Article

Ten million burgers recalled as horsemeat probe begins

From the Irish Independent By Aideen Sheehan Consumer Correspondent Wednesday January 16 2013 TEN million burgers have been recalled from the foodchain following the discovery of horsemeat in beef ...Full Article

HBO Sued Over Alleged Horse Deaths Cover-Up on ‘Luck’

Former American Humane Association employee blows the whistle on an alleged attempt by show producers to pressure animal monitoring organization to look the other way.   The Hollywood Reporter 1/2/2013 ...Full Article

Minnesota Horse Council member charged with abusing horses

Buffalo woman suspended after charges of starving her 16 horses. By Paul Levy, Star Tribune A member of the Minnesota Horse Council, the state’s most influential equine group, has been ...Full Article

The American Horse Christmas Tree

The Celebration didn’t happen. There is no star shining brightly on the top of the tree. Many supporters may remember the first lighting of the American Horse Christmas Tree, ...Full Article

2012 U.S. Animal Protection Laws Rankings™

December 17th, 2012  Animal Legal Defense Fund Annual Study Ranks Laws Across the Country New Category for “Ag Gag” Laws, Idaho Most-Improved  The Animal Legal Defense Fund (ALDF) announces ...Full Article