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Horse Slaughter

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 the Bureau of Land Management’s history know they have brokered deals that sent wild horses to slaughter – you can see examples of this here and 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

Bill: Allow states to more aggressively manage wild horses

Horse slaughter – this is what allowing the states and Native Americans to manage our wild horse populations will result in. The vast majority of Americans do not want ...Full Article

Advocates push equine welfare in D.C.

The thought that horse slaughter could at all be introduced into the upcoming agricultural budget is appalling. We can thank Oklahoma GOPer Rep. Markwayne Mullin for introduce amendments to ...Full Article

Report finds hope for US equine industry after prolonged decline

From: Digital Journal CHICAGO, July 15, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ — The Equine Welfare Alliance (EWA) with the assistance of the Animal Law Coalition has released the first Annual Equine Welfare ...Full Article

Bill allows tribes to manage wild horse herds from federal land

It sounds like a wonderful idea. Let the Native Americans manage the wild horses of the West. Except not all the tribes revere the survival of the Wild Horses ...Full Article

The Last of the Real Cowboys

This was originally published a couple of years ago on our old WordPress blog, but Jerry’s words still ring strong and true today. ~ HfH The Last of the ...Full Article