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Convicted Mustang Abuser Jailed for Parole Violation

The Horse, Pat Raia, April 8, 2013 Jason Meduna, the Nebraska rancher convicted of maltreating more than 200 mustangs adopted from the Bureau of Land Management, has been jailed in Wyoming for violating terms of his parole. In April 2009, law enforcement authorities and personnel from equine welfare agencies removed 209 malnourished mustangs from Meduna’s Full Article

Guest Op Ed: A little mystery with our meat

Bob Gaydos, April 6, 2013 The horse-meat-in-ground-beef scandal that broke in Europe at the beginning of the year has spawned numerous investigations there as well as a booming business ...Full Article

Grand National protesters accuse Channel 4 of exploiting deaths of horses

Animal rights campaigners gather at broadcaster’s London headquarters to condemn advert that ‘ramps-up’ danger of race Mark Townsend, guardian.co.uk, Saturday 6 April 2013   Animal rights campaigners have staged a protest outside the ...Full Article

Taping of Farm Cruelty Is Becoming the Crime

The New York Times -RICHARD A. OPPEL Jr. – April 6, 2013 On one covert video, farm workers illegally burn the ankles of Tennessee walking horses with chemicals. Another captures workers in Wyoming ...Full Article

Second horse dies at Aintree steeplechase in England

Christian Science Monitor – April 6, 2013 – AP AINTREE, ENGLAND The Aintree Festival was plunged into more grief Friday following the death of another horse over the fences ...Full Article

Convicted horse abuser arrested for possessing horses

(Jason Meduna back in jail. Why am I not surprised? – Jerry) Starheraold.com -MAUNETTE LOEKS New Media Editor April 5, 2013 TORRINGTON, Wyo. — A former Morrill County rancher ...Full Article

Op-Ed:The Silence is Deafening

Shelley Grainger   Canadian Horse Defence Coalition’s Blog – April 2, 2013 Opinion Blog – A Response to No Government Response   Why is it when the Canadian government and ...Full Article

Horse Racing – ‘You just don’t understand’, trainer tells Grand National critics

Eurosport / April 4, 2013 Top trainer Jonjo O’Neill has hit out at animals rights activists for trying to get the Grand National banned, telling them that they “just ...Full Article

Tennessee Grand Jury Indicts Former Tennessee Walking Horse Trainer Jackie McConnell

The Chattanoongan.com / April 1, 2013 A Fayette County, Tn., Grand Jury has indicted horse trainer Jackie McConnell and two co-defendants on 38 counts of animal cruelty for illegally soring ...Full Article

Genesis Awards: Roy Exum is Walking the Walk…

…Not Just Talking the Talk–When He Reports on Soring from Tennessee Equus – March 28, 2013 “The Horse Protection Act has been as lame as the horses it meant ...Full Article