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Horse Slaughter

Urgent Action Needed to Protect Horses from Slaughter

This is a reprint of an email the Humane Society sent out yesterday. We need to do all we can to stop Rains Natural Meat from slaughtering horses. January is right around the corner and is the month horses will go back to slaughter here in the United States. Please read the email and act! Full Article

Journalism Is Never Perfect: The Politics of Story Corrections and Retractions

Horse abuse and horse slaughter – both are subjects in this article by James McWilliams on the flawed AP coverage of Valley Meat in Pacific Standard and the AP’s ...Full Article

Horse Slaughter Plant to Open January 1st, 2014

With a terrible history of repeatedly violating safety and environmental laws, New Mexico’s Valley Meat will now be slaughtering horses on January 1st. We can only hope New Mexico’s ...Full Article

Horsemeat dinner is served, courtesy of organised crime

Self regulation of industries – especially meat processing – is a catch phrase that has been making the rounds with our most recent budget negotiations. Cost cutting and pandering ...Full Article

Another Horsemeat Scandal Hits France

Good doesn’t always win over evil in this world, but evil can ultimately destroy itself. The concept of vaccines is simply a dead virus being used to help the ...Full Article

COALITION REACTS TO HORSE SLAUGHTER RULING BY TENTH CIRCUIT

There are few organizations for whom I have more respect than The American Wild Horse Preservation Campaign (AWHPC) and its parent organization Return to Freedom (RTF).  Throughout the years they have been steadfast in ...Full Article

Appeals Court Vacates Ban on US Horse Slaughter

The will of the majority of Americans is not only cast aside by Congress, but also by our courts. From the USDA to the smoke-filled back rooms of courthouses, ...Full Article

Dangers of Factory Farms Infographic

Although this infographic might not seem associated with horses, it is closely related. Equine feedlots, where horses are held prior to shipping to slaughter, often contain hundreds of animals, ...Full Article

Horse case unraveled on veterinarian’s testimony

Chavez gets off with barely a slap on the wrist. Many of us remember that terrible video of those horses pawing the earth in such pain and misery. Such ...Full Article

Proposal would brand horses treated with Bute

Since kill buyers have been known to take horses without asking questions, I can only imagine that tattoos or microchipping might get ignored as well.  Anything to slow down ...Full Article