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American icon or horse meat: What to do with mustangs

Public lands » BLM must protect wild horses but preserve range for all users. By Christopher Smart The Salt Lake Tribune First Published Oct 29 2012 04:25 pm Is the Bureau of Land Management’s wild horse and burro program saving starving range animals or driving an American icon toward extinction? A group of activists said Full Article

Are We Leading Our Wild Horses to Slaughter?

The Atlantic, OCT 24 2012, 4:38 PM ET As a new book makes clear, Velma Johnston, a.k.a. “Wild Horse Annie,” must be rolling over in her grave at the ...Full Article

The Binders Full of Horses

The recent discovery by the European Union that horses from the US might possibly have been exposed to drugs that are forbidden in meat meant for human consumption led ...Full Article

Horse Slaughter – Is it on or off the table?

On Thursday, Oct 11th, the European Commission published a report which evaluates the operation of controls over the production of horsemeat for export to the European Union. On Friday, ...Full Article

Trojan Horse Meat

A New York chef planned to serve raw horse meat. It would have been a disaster—but not for the reason you think. By James McWilliams|Posted Tuesday, Oct. 16, 2012, ...Full Article

We stand together…

From Friday noon until Morning morning, we had around 48 hours of bliss, thinking that horse slaughter had ended, followed by 12 hours of turmoil while we waited for ...Full Article

US horses head back to Canadian killing floor

The Examiner OCTOBER 15, 2012 This morning doors to Canadian killing floors reopened to take American horses for export. On Friday apparently an “incorrectly labelled” shipment arrived in France ...Full Article

Doors Close on America’s Horses

Horse dealers and “killbuyers” arriving with their trucks filled with American horses slated to be slaughtered in Canada for their meat were told early Friday morning to take their ...Full Article

What Happened to Horse Slaughter?

Since around noon on Friday, October 12, the majority of horses in the US have finally been safe – at least from the threat of slaughter. Both the Canadian ...Full Article

“Until They Are Safe”

It’s been weeks since I brought up the equine slaughter issue, although not a single day has passed that it hasn’t been on my mind. I cringe at what ...Full Article