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Horse Slaughter

The slaughtered horses that shame our racing

An undercover Observer investigation has revealed the shocking fate of thousands of British racehorses. Now campaigners want new laws to govern the sport. Antony Barnett, The Observer It is known as ‘the sport of kings’, full of glamour, effort and thrilling competition. But few of the thoroughbred racehorses that gallop their elegant way around the Full Article

HSI: Horsemeat Scandal Raises Ethical Questions about Slaughtering Horse

Humane Society International/Europe Humane Society International: Horsemeat Scandal Raises Ethical Questions about Slaughtering Horse LONDON – In the wake of recent revelations that quantities of horsemeat have been found ...Full Article

Ten million burgers recalled as horsemeat probe begins

From the Irish Independent By Aideen Sheehan Consumer Correspondent Wednesday January 16 2013 TEN million burgers have been recalled from the foodchain following the discovery of horsemeat in beef ...Full Article

BLM Stiffens Mustang Purchase Rules

by Pat Raia – The Horse – January 7, 2013 Those who purchase wild horses and burros from Bureau of Land Management (BLM) will be subject to stiffer rules ...Full Article

BLM reins in wild horse sales

Reforms aim to end abuses January 04, 2013 5:13 PM Dave Philipps – The Gazette The Bureau of Land Management announced Friday it has severely restricted sales of protected wild ...Full Article

Horse advocates fear slaughter of Nevada mustangs

Las Vegas Review-Journal BY SCOTT SONNER THE ASSOCIATED PRESS Posted: Jan. 3, 2013 RENO – State agriculture officials have discussed ways to muster support for the slaughter of stray ...Full Article

Meat company owner sues USDA for right to slaughter horses

A New Mexico man sues the USDA, saying politics has blocked permits to slaughter horses for food. By John M. Glionna, Los Angeles TimesDecember 22, 2012, 5:48 p.m. Rick de ...Full Article

The American Horse Christmas Tree

The Celebration didn’t happen. There is no star shining brightly on the top of the tree. Many supporters may remember the first lighting of the American Horse Christmas Tree, ...Full Article

Horse slaughter plant proponents want city records in Oregon

From Capital Press PENDLETON, Ore. (AP) — The group behind a proposed horse slaughter facility in Eastern Oregon says it suspects the city of Hermiston coordinated with animal-rights groups ...Full Article

Brutal Documentary, Saving America’s Horses, Shatters Hollywood Myth

Forbes Lifestyle, Vickery Eckhoff Hollywood has mythologized horses for decades, but taught moviegoers little about them. This is great for pumping millions into the entertainment and racing industries, but ...Full Article