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Horse Slaughter

Former NM Governor Honored For Fighting Horse Slaughter

More political and celebrity attention should be paid to what is happening to the horses of the United States. Former Governor Bill Richardson took a stand against Valley Meat. He could have chosen a more lucrative path… instead he did the right thing. Kudos to HSUS for naming him the “2013 Humane Horseman of the Full Article

Nevada Association of Counties, farm bureau sue feds over wild horse management

As a comment below the original article states, this piece is full of misinformation given by those wishing to destroy all the wild horses. As to why these organizations ...Full Article

Are horses livestock? DNR weighs the question

Here is another article that goes into more detail on the permit questions surrounding Rains Natural Meats and their plans to slaughter horses.  The question is “Are horses livestock ...Full Article

Rains Natural Meats still pursuing state permit for horse slaughter

“No he won’t”  “Yes he will.” The incoming news on Missouri horse slaughter has changed. Rains is still trying to get the permits to open to horse slaughter. Missourians ...Full Article

Horse slaughterhouse notifies New Mexico AG of intent to sue for slander

Valley Meat Co owners feel ganged up on due to public pressure against horse slaughter. Now they want restitution in the form of a lawsuit against New Mexico’s Attorney ...Full Article

Missouri Turns Away From Horse Slaughter – EWA Press Release

Public pressure can work. We can win. Horse slaughter can be a thing of the past. At least here in the United States. New Mexico is still somewhat on ...Full Article

Judge extends restraining order, temporarily blocking opening of NM horse slaughterhouse

Horse slaughter in Roswell has been stopped! For now at least. ~ HfH From: Tribtown.com By: Jeri Clausing AP News SANTA FE, New Mexico — A Roswell company that ...Full Article

Horse slaughter — back again?

Most New Mexicans I have known are compassionate, intelligent people. Like everywhere in the US, there will be those few people who think that eating any animal is “ok” ...Full Article

Horse Slaughter In the U.S.: The Dumbest Business Idea Since New Coke

This is a post from yesterday on Wayne Pacelle’s blog A Humane Nation. Horse Slaughter – Dumb idea indeed! Pro slaughter groups tout being able to sell the meat ...Full Article

A New Year’s Message from Equine Welfare Alliance

Horse slaughter has been the hot topic of 2013. Below is a message from Equine Welfare Alliance to its members and supporters. John Holland, President of Equine Welfare Alliance, ...Full Article