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Horse Slaughter

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, just like cattle feedlots. The groundwater contamination from equine slaughter facilities is well known, but ignored by the USDA is its insane rush to open slaughterhouses 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

Pennsylvania Moves to Outlaw Raising Dogs for Meat at Home

Obvious..that is the only word I can think of when it comes to how wrong it is for dogs … or horses … to be used as food. And ...Full Article

Horse industry generates $3.6 billion in Oklahoma

$3.6 BILLION! Meanwhile, the value of a dead horse is $0. Wonder what part of that equation sunk into the heads of the Governor and the legislators when they ...Full Article

Multi-county probe underway into disappearance of horses

Horses being purchased by a kill buyer without proof of ownership by the seller? Excuse me …but that is outrageous. The Triple Crown Ranch slaughter horse collecting station in ...Full Article

Researchers Find Toxoplasma gondii in Horsemeat

Yet another reason to  NOT have horsemeat on our dinner table… HfH Webmistress From: The Horse By: Christa Lesté-Lasserre After all the publicized concern about the presence of phenylbutazone ...Full Article

Princess Anne: Let them eat horsemeat

‘What next? The Queen’s corgis?’ Estimates are that 7,000 horses are at risk of abandonment in Britain this winter. – Says Animal Aid’s Andrew Tyler From: New York Daily ...Full Article

Horse slaughter halted by federal appeals court

Pro-slaughter groups and some of the media keep spreading the lie that horse slaughter is humane. There are other methods to control the populations that will allow wild horses ...Full Article

Real simple way to get more power behind the SAFE ACT

The Physicians Committee for Responsible Medicine supports the passing of the SAFE Act. Please help by taking a couple of minutes today to read, act and share. Let’s keep ...Full Article