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Horse Slaughter

U.S. millionaire eager to protect agriculture

Protect agriculture?? Forrest Lucas makes it sound like the cattle industry is dying. The majority of cattle ranchers are not poor dirt farmers trying to get by for another season. They have plenty of money and voice through political lobbies to get their agendas passed. The wild horses – who are not in large numbers Full Article

Symbols of pioneer spirit they may be, but wild mustangs …

An excellent article if you are looking for basic information on the history of the wild horse preservation movement. Especially how the Free Roaming Wild Horse and Burro Act ...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

Horse slaughter fight in New Mexico officially over (Video)

Hurray! If this is true, it is a great victory against horse slaughter in the United States. Now to stop the hundreds and hundreds of American horses sent to ...Full Article

Campaign group calls for end of imported horsemeat from non-EU countries

Better yet – why not stop selling all horsemeat? End horse slaughter. ~ HfH From: Blue and Green By: Jemma Collins A campaign group has raised concerns over the ...Full Article

Round-up of wild horses gets under way in Utah

The good news the BLM offers about this round up is that the horses will not be sent to slaughter but adopted out. Those of us who have followed ...Full Article

Protecting Alto’s wild horse herd Part II

You can read Part I of Protecting Alto’s wild horse herd by clicking here. ~ HfH From: Ruidoso News By: Dianne Stallings Procedures: State Livestock Board brand inspector followed ...Full Article

Seven European Union Countries meat samples test positive for horse DNA

A bit of good news is that the percentage of meat that is testing positive is down by 75%. The bad news is that 16 countries actually tested positive ...Full Article

Equestrian/Philanthropist Victoria McCullough to be honored

From: Saratoga Today By: Arthur Gonick Equestrian/Philanthropist Victoria McCullough and Team Valor’s Barry Irwin to be honored at Equine Advocates’ Thirteenth Annual Awards Dinner & Charity Auction CHATHAM – ...Full Article

Protecting Alto’s wild horse herd

From: Ruidoso News By: Dianne Stallings Part I Avoiding slaughter: Advocates search for a way of protecting the animals (This is the first part of a two-part series on ...Full Article