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Thirty horses on way to slaughter die in New York trailer fire

May 7, 2013 – Equine Welfare Alliance EWA (Chicago) – An estimated 30 horses died in a truck fire on I-81 in Lisle, PA Monday night. According to police the truck was driven by Clarence Phelps of Watertown, but the owner of the horses was kill buyer Bruce Rotz. When contacted about the accident by Equine Welfare Alliance, Rotz ...Full Article

Horse Therapy for Troubled Children

Epoch Times | Mary Silver | May 7, 2013 Early childhood education specialist Kathy Lee has seven children, five of whom are adopted. One of her daughters seemed to ...Full Article

Riding high: Horses that help the disabled

Kansas.com | Keith Erwin | May 7, 2013 SEATTLE — When Christine Beatty watches her daughters ride horseback, she sees things that might not be obvious to others. “Look ...Full Article

OpEd: The courage to continue

DEBBIE STOUTAMIRE | Galveston Sunday Morning News | May 5, 2013 Success is not final, failure is not final; it is the courage to continue that counts.” — Winston ...Full Article

Retired racehorse finds calling as abstract painter

Reuters, Jeffrey B. Roth, May 3, 2013 (Reuters) – The horse is an American icon. It races gracefully, performs heavy farm tasks, can do tricks and, if television is to ...Full Article

Gail Vacca’s baby wins long-shot horse race

(Personal note – Gail Vacca was instrumental in closing down the slaughterhouse in Illinois and has done miracles in saving the lives of hundreds of horses. She is also ...Full Article

All Eyes on Kentucky Derby and Needed Reforms

Michael Markarian, 02 May 2013 In what other professional sport is it acceptable for 24 athletes to die each week? With millions of Americans watching the Kentucky Derby this weekend, ...Full Article

Action Alert: Donkey Roping Contest

May 4th Update – Reports are that this event has been cancelled! Thanks to everyone that put in the effort to act. May 1, 2013 www.HorseHumane.org  There is a donkey ...Full Article

The Horse Healer in Arizona

National Geographic’s Intelligent Travel, Shannon Switzer, May 1, 2013 I would be learning about Reiki, the technique of directing “universal energy” through the hands to promote healing. But there’s a ...Full Article

FBI raids Another Chance 4 Horses in Berks County

WFMZ-TV | April 30. 2013 NORTH HEIDELBERG TWP., Pa. – Federal investigators have raided a horse rescue operation in Berks County. The FBI, acting on a federal search warrant, ...Full Article
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