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Governor signs bill to establish horse rescue fund

lcsun-news.com / Milan Simonich / March 27, 2013 SANTA FE — Shelters across New Mexico that care for abandoned horses could receive financial help through a bill that Gov. Susana Martinez signed Wednesday. The measure creates a horse shelter rescue fund to be administered by the New Mexico Livestock Board. New Mexico has 11 state-licensed Full Article

Seven eagles near death after eating horse carcass

KSN.com / March 26, 2013 SEATTLE, Washington (KING) — Sharon Thomas couldn’t believe what she saw when she took a walk on her property near Winlock, Washington last Friday. “I ...Full Article

Oklahoma horses doped with ‘frog juice’ jumped to winner’s circle

The illegal use of secretions from a type of South American frog is at the heart of a recent doping scandal that threatened Oklahoma’s billion-dollar horse racing industry. (Comment ...Full Article

Horse Meat Applicant’s Food Safety Is Questioned

NYTimes /Stephanie Strom / March 14, 2013 The New Mexico company seeking to become the first slaughter house for horses in the United States since 2007 drew complaints over ...Full Article

Horsemeat scandal sparks rise in sales of vegetarian alternatives

Sarah Butler / guardian.co.uk, Tuesday 5 March 2013 Britons are increasingly turning to vegetarian alternatives amid concerns sparked by the horsemeat scandal, according to food producers. Quorn, the UK’s biggest vegetarian ready meal ...Full Article

EWA/WHFF Expose illegal Horse Meat Shipments through Port of Houston TX

(Note – I try to keep the articles and posts on this website different from RT Fitch’s “Straight From the Horse’s Heart” so that we can spread the word ...Full Article

The Burger That Shattered Her Life

(Note – While this article is old, it points to promised changes that haven’t been made. Some of the “meat” in this story came from Uruguay, an exporter of ...Full Article

Her name is “Hope”

The name picked for the Budweiser baby is “Hope,” so proper for a horse that tugged at the strings of all our hearts. He didn’t have to kiss a ...Full Article

Discoveries In Horseownership

Krissy Randolph / Pleasure News,com / January 31, 2013 As the owner of a rather unique looking unregistered paint horse, I have found myself occasionally rethinking my decision to ...Full Article

Responsible Horse Breeders Council Formed

The Humane Society of the United States (HSUS) is forming a “Responsible Horse Breeders Council” composed of horse breeders around the country who are dedicated to improving horse welfare. ...Full Article