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The Jockey Club to restore integrity to horse racing

From: Saratogian In a move that he threatened last March, The Jockey Club chairman Ogden Mills Phipps announced on Sunday at the 62nd Annual Round Table Conference on Matters Pertaining to Racing at the Gideon Putnam Resort that the organization intends to pursue pursuit of federal legislation “to restore integrity and improve the perception of Full Article

Eat, Bray, Suffer: An Egyptian donkey’s tale

Forced to work long hours, whipped where their wounds lie open, these poor animals deserve a better life than the cruelty they now exist with. This excellent article explores ...Full Article

Casey: BLM fails to protect horses, burros from heat

The BLM at their Palomino Valley facility keeping making promises of improvements. Yet each time one is made, it is of limited usefulness to all the horses. These horses, ...Full Article

Breaths of truth: Horse whisperer’s actions carry deeper message

On Sundays we try and post at least one good story. Here is the story of how a man has combined his faith with his passion for horses. ~ ...Full Article

Court allows warrantless seizure of starving horse

Playing by the rules is a must for both equine rescues and law enforcement. If not done correctly, a case of severe neglect can be thrown out and the ...Full Article

Florida Horsemen Oppose Furosemide Ban

Furosemide (Lasix) is diuretic that has long been abused by both humans and horses to mask other illegal drug use. ~ HfH From: The Blood-Horse In response to a ...Full Article

New Connecticut Law Declares Horses Not Naturally Vicious

When the Connecticut Supreme Court ruled that horses were naturally vicious, the large population of horse owners there (and Connecticut does love it horses) rallied for justice on behalf ...Full Article

BLM Wild Horse, Burro Advisory Board Meeting Set for Aug. 25

From: The Horse The Bureau of Land Management’s (BLM) National Wild Horse and Burro Advisory Board will meet for one day in August in Riverton, Wyoming, to discuss issues ...Full Article

Tennessee Walking Horse ‘Dutch’ saved from slaughter

How ridiculous to say that HSUS would make a false claim about a Tennessee Walking Horse! Dutch is the perfect spokes-animal – his suffering is why the PAST Act ...Full Article

Watch: Terrified horse rescued from canal in Coseley

No matter where in the world, abandoning horses in city green spaces is cruel. Many civilized countries have equine rescues that will offer advice and / or assistance for ...Full Article