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NM horse slaughterhouse says it was hit by arson

Seattle Times, JERI CLAUSING, Associated Press, July 30, 2013 Arsonists set fire to the southeastern New Mexico company that planned to resume domestic horse slaughter next week, the company’s owner said Tuesday. “They tried to burn the place down,” Valley Meat Co. owner Rick De Los Santo said Tuesday in reference to opponents who have been making Full Article

Bill to End Horse “Soring” Draws Lobbying, War of Words

Open Secrets.org, Monica Vendituoli on July 29, 2013 A bill introduced in April to end the practice that gives Tennessee walking horses their distinctive gait brought the American Veterinary Medical ...Full Article

Native American Tribes Divided on Horse Slaughter

Food Product Design, Josh Long ALBUQUERQUE—A lawsuit that challenges the revival of horse slaughter in the United States illustrates the divisiveness of the practice even among the people who ...Full Article

Pro-slaughter folks whine, Anti-slaughter folks act

July 29, 2013 Before getting down to business, here’s an update on the AQHA battle against cloning: Jury deliberates in horse cloning, registry battle, ReporterNews   AMARILLO, Texas (AP) ...Full Article

Political savvy: A powerful weapon in horse slaughter fight

(Note – These two have long been our “insider” contacts and the working force behind so much that has been done in DC. Until now, they have stayed out ...Full Article

Forget about everything else, this mini is about to give birth

July 11, 2013 We could sit here all day, ranting and raving about a zillion problems. I admit, I often do just that, even when no one is around ...Full Article

Horses Teaching Humans about Leadership

From TheHorse.com, presented By University of Kentucky College of Agriculture, JUN 26, 2013 If you were to ask students in any equine science and management program why they want to work in ...Full Article

First horses arose 4 million years ago

The oldest full genome sequence, recovered from ancient horse bone, pushes back equine origins by 2 million years. Erika Check Hayden, June 26, 2013, Nature The humble horse has ...Full Article

Photo Contest Winner Donates Feed

June 25, 2013 This morning I received the following note from Liza, the final winner of the Habitat for Horses Photo Contest: “Thank you so much Habitat for Horses ...Full Article

Equine Chiropractory

ON THE EDGE OF COMMON SENSE by Baxter Black, DVM (Taken from the pages of Dr. Black’s wonderful website – Baxterblack,com) Getting injured is an embarrassment to a cowboy. Unlike ...Full Article