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Horse Slaughter

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 the future of the wild horse herd of Alto, following the sale of three of its members, one to slaughter. In this first part, advocates for 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

Slaughter farms under scrutiny

Private slaughter houses exist across the country. You can tell by the truckloads of horses and other livestock coming into them and no animals seen around the place in ...Full Article

A Horse’s Independence Day Speech

July 4, 2014/span>  Pete’s Equine Independence Day Speech By: Jerry Finch, President of Habitat for Horses Originally posted July 2010 If my horse, Pete, were to give an Independence Day ...Full Article

Horse welfare boosted …

Amazing that so many other countries are so far ahead of the US in animal welfare standards. Example? This from Australia, while at American racetracks, the killer-buyers drive their ...Full Article

Drop in Owners, Registered Horses Focal Point

So much for the excuse of “an over abundance of horses” as the reason for needing horse slaughter. Now they are trying to find ways to increase the number ...Full Article