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Horse Slaughter

Jane Velez Mitchell, video of her keynote speech at the 2014 American Equine Summit

We can only hope that the ideas generated here will turn into a productive message for the public and governments. Europe must be held accountable for their role in promoting horse slaughter. Jane Velez-Mitchell, a well known and respected journalist, was the keynote speaker – the video of her speech is in the article below. Full Article

Kazakhstan one of main world suppliers of horse meat

The majority of Americans are against eating horses. This is commonly known. Yet, most do not realize how many thousands of American horses are shipped overseas to be eaten ...Full Article

New Holland horse-sale site a hub of controversy

Kill buyers abound throughout the United States. Hundreds of thousands of American horses being shipped each year overseas to slaughter houses – the person who first knowingly makes money ...Full Article

From Kentucky Derby to dinner plate: how to end the horsemeat pipeline

We need to get SAFE Act passed to stop kill buyers from sending thousands of horses overseas to slaughter. Write your representatives yourself or sign a petition to help ...Full Article

Central Park’s Carriages Saved This Horse

This article gives a description of what happens to a horse in a slaughterhouse, beyond what the public would want to conceive of. So, a warning… this could be ...Full Article

Summit Focuses on Ending Export for Slaughter

Hopefully this summit will become a continual conversation about the welfare of horses here in the US. With the likes of CNN’s Jane Velez-Mitchell & VP Joe Biden… and ...Full Article

Commissioners support BLM horse roundup

While much of the news cycle has been devoted to the Bundy debacle, the fact that 41 wild horses were sent to slaughter has been dimmed in the news. ...Full Article

Ag commissioner candidate faults rival on bill to allow horse sale for slaughter

Keith Dane, Vice President of Equine Protection for the Humane Society of the United States forwarded us this article on the Agricultural Commissioner race. We have posted articles in ...Full Article

Indiana horses sent to slaughter

Thousands upon thousands of horses are sent either north to Canada or south to Mexico to slaughter houses from kill buyers here in the US. Few Americans know anything ...Full Article

BLM criticized for selling Wyoming horses for slaughter

What opponents to the wild horses and the BLM does not say is how hush-hush they kept this operation. Yes, they posted what they were doing…but quietly. The BLM ...Full Article