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Horse Slaughter

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 and Mexican plants received orders from the EU (European Union) that they will not accept meat from US horses. Although rumors are flying all over, we 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

IS HORSE SLAUGHTER OVER?

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Contacts: John Holland, Equine Welfare Alliance 540.268.5693 john@equinewelfarealliance.org Sinikka Crosland, Canadian Horse Defence Coalition 250.681.1408 info@defendhorsescanada.org CONFUSION REINS AS CANADIAN SLAUGHTER PLANTS STOP SLAUGHTERING US HORSES ...Full Article

All the Missing Horses

What Happened to the Wild Horses Tom Davis Bought From the Gov’t?   A lone mustang who escaped the helicopters watches a Bureau of Land Management roundup in the ...Full Article

Reporter Destroys Investigation

The president of a wild horse advocacy group has reacted with dismay over the publication of a report by Propublica.org questioning the fate of a significant number of wild ...Full Article

The Trip to D.C.

Thursday afternoon found RT Fitch, his wife, Terry, and myself presenting Representative Moran with around 16,000 letters calling for a stop to both horse slaughter and the BLM roundup ...Full Article

An Open Invitation to the AQHA

We Need To Talk A Senator of a certain state, who will remain anonymous, challenged me to sit down with some of the decision makers in the slaughter industry ...Full Article

Horse Slaughter: Revealing The Truth, Part Five – The Money Trail

In the last part of this series, we will look at the money trail. In doing so, we will detail the identity, motivation and the not-so-clear connections that continue ...Full Article

USDA Cannot Enforce Horse Slaughter Laws

An open letter from Laura Allen, Attorney-at-Law, Animal Law Coalition, to Tom Vilsack, Secretary of Agriculture Dear Secretary of Agriculture Tom Vilsack: The Food Safety Inspection Service (FSIS) Administrator, ...Full Article

Horse Slaughter: Revealing the Truth, Part Four – The Arguments

Horse slaughter proponents complain that with no slaughterhouses in the United States owners do not have a “viable” solution to “dispose of” their old, diseased or merely “unwanted” horses. ...Full Article