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Horse Slaughter

The Disreputable Trade in Horse Meat

The fight to stop horse slaughter does indeed need to be taken to where people are consuming horses as meat. Even when “pro-horse meat” countries attempt to stop American horses from being sold there…somehow US horses wind up on their store shelves and dinner tables. American horses are not raised to be meat. We cannot Full Article

American Equine Summit in Chatham April 26-27

It is important for anti-slaughter people to meet to discuss strategies in getting our message across and legislation passed that will effectively stop horse slaughter in the US forever. ...Full Article

Plot Against Allowing Horse Slaughter For Meat Thickens

New findings suggest FDA’s own “animals of unknown origins” policy may prevent U.S. resumption of horse slaughter for human consumption – Prairie Farmer Online. Yet somehow over 100,000 horses ...Full Article

Horsemeat from US is a ‘health risk’ to French

French animal right’s group “L214″ is leading the way to stop horsemeat consumption in Europe. Their reports on the cruelty these animals must deal with before being killed, as ...Full Article

Comment – horsemeat unsafe for human consumption

A member of the Canadian House of Commons, Alex Atamanenko’s Canadian bill would not ban horse slaughter but – as he points out below – would make it currently ...Full Article

Banned veterinary drugs found in Canadian horse meat (video)

Thousands of American horses flow over the north and south borders of the US to be processed as meat. Canadians need to demand that this atrocity be stopped. It ...Full Article

Obama Budget Could Halt Horse Plant Inspections Through 2015

While its wonderful news that the proposed budget from the offices of the President will preclude horse slaughter plant inspections, as Habitat for Horses President Jerry Finch points out ...Full Article

16×9 investigation: Canada’s horse slaughter industry under fire

What goes on in Canada also happens in Mexico, only twice as bad. It almost happened again in the United States. No true inspections, forged reports, lies, and a ...Full Article

President’s budget proposes horse slaughter ban

Although some may think this part of the budget might be dropped, it won’t. All this does is maintain slaughter as it has been since 2007. No horses have ...Full Article

Horses are wild – but not free

Joan Guilfoyle, BLM Wild Horse and Burro Division Chief – the same woman whose internal Bureau of Land Management discussed “drastic changes” needed – is interviewed by NBC News. ...Full Article