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Horse Slaughter

Three Days Left to Help Willie Win!

Help Willie Nelson’s video – The Love of Horses win the People’s Telly Award by giving it a 5 star rating on the link below.The People’s Telly Award gives the public a chance to vote for their favorite film, videos and commercials. There are only three days left until the votes are tallied up. Vote Full Article

Only 15 days left – Help Willie win!

Over the years, Willie Nelson has been a stalwart friend of horses. Back in 2006, Willie worked with Habitat for Horses to help save a group of horses destined ...Full Article

Horse slaughter and rampant violations continue despite EU ban on Mexican horse meat

It was understood that it would take some time for the flow of horse meat from Mexico to the EU to come to a halt. Explanation should be given ...Full Article

Bidders Show Up Hoping To Save Rescued Muskogee Horses From Slaughter

In the US we do not have horse slaughter. Horses sent to slaughter must be shipped off to either Canada or Mexico where they meet a cruel fate. Thousands ...Full Article

International joint statements address horse slaughter, rabies in dogs

I have never understood why an organization formed and devoted to the health and welfare of animals can stand by statements such as this, which is simply a repeat ...Full Article

New Report From Equine Welfare Alliance

Wild Horse Freedom Federation and Equine Welfare Alliance Investigators recently completed an investigation at the Eagle Pass Export Pens and Mexico border. The investigation focused on the activity in ...Full Article

Could Canadian horses sent to auction be headed for slaughter?

Kill buyers – those who buy horses to sell them to slaughter houses – are not just an American problem. They attend auctions in Canada as well, looking for ...Full Article

Guardian’s Wild Horse Meat Story Contains 92% Beef

When the Guardian came out with their article “Why You Really Should (But Really Can’t) Eat Horse Meat” – it was a typical bad example of media coverage on ...Full Article

Horse ‘kill buying’ legal, but critics see abuse, deception

The abusive tactics of kill buyers are well known to Habitat for Horses. We are a horse rescue who has been able to save horses from the horse slaughter ...Full Article

Part II: Study shows the value of horse slaughter to race horse breeders

A 5 year old horse being “retired” from racing. We all know what that means. It is outrageous that we allow over breeding on this scale to continue so ...Full Article