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Time Running Out – How You Can Help the Anti-Soring Bill Get Passed

From: Horseback Magazine A Letter From Keith Dane, President of HSUS Dear Friends As most of you know, I’ve been working for decades (as have many of you) to bring an end to the cruel practice of horse soring in the Walking, Racking and Spotted Saddle horse breeds’ show circuits – and for the past Full Article

Technical Large Animal Rescue (Video)

While some of us at Habitat for Horses had received training in large animal emergency rescue several years ago, it’s time to get the new employees trained. Early Monday ...Full Article

Madisonville PD Needs Help Prosecuting Owner After Abandoned Horse Dies (Video)

If you know anything, or if you know someone in the Madisonville area, please help. Remember when you see a horse which is suffering to call the local police. ...Full Article

Convicted horse breeder begins sentence

From: The Independent Record BILLINGS, Mont. (AP) — A Billings horse breeder has begun a 120-day animal-cruelty conviction sentence after the Montana Supreme Court rejected his appeal. Yellowstone County ...Full Article

FoA Returns from Wyoming, Find Wild Horse Abuse Reaches CT

From: Friends of Animals By Nicole Rivard When Friends of Animals learned back in July that the Bureau of Land Management’s scheduled wild horse roundup would eliminate almost all ...Full Article

Walking horse study once blasted by industry now trumpeted

From: The Tennessean By: Paul C Barton WASHINGTON – A study that many in the Tennessee Walking Horse industry cite as supporting their opposition to new federal anti-soring legislation ...Full Article

Obituary for Edith “Edie” Skuca

Edie was such a great friend, mentor and inspiration to those who knew and loved her – both human and of the 4 legged variety. Her funeral will be ...Full Article

Weld County horse community fights outbreak of vesicular stomatitis

All horse owners in states effected by VS need to be aware of where and when outbreaks happen. Keep the amount of flies down in both your pasture and ...Full Article

Protesting activists say NYC mayor went back on promise to ban carriage horses

From: The Republic NEW YORK — A group of New Yorkers are putting Mayor Bill de Blasio’s feet to the fire for what they say is reneging on his ...Full Article

Vet advisory council steps up scrutiny of walking horses

From a short piece by Roy Exum yesterday: “According to one source, USDA inspectors performered 38 inspections of randomly-chosen horses on Thursday night at the celebration and 21 were ...Full Article