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January 19th, 2014 (0)

Horses have been a part of the Rose Parade for 125 years

January 1st, 2014 Comments Off
Hard to believe a New Year is about to begin. As a child, I loved watching the Rose Bowl parade and remember there always being wonderful horses taking part. This year will be no exception. ~ HfH From: Pasadena ...

Mystery of 2,500 year old upright horse remains in Bulgaria

September 26th, 2013 (2)
Carriage and horse skeletons were discovered in a Thracian tomb in the village of Svestari in Bulgaria. From: http://www.dailymail.co.uk/ By: Sarah Griffiths Archaeologists have uncovered the remains of a Thracian carriage and two horses that appear to have been ...

New York Lawmakers Press for Horse Slaughter Ban

June 7th, 2013 (2)
Vickery Eckhoff, June 6, 2013, Forbes Whether or not to slaughter horses for human consumption has been a frequent topic of debate ever since Senator Roy Blunt of Missouri and two colleagues with close ties to the beef industry ...

What Do We Owe the Horse? Government Considering Slaughterhouse Proposal

April 4th, 2013 (3)
(This is one of the best articles I’ve read in ages on horse slaughter. What is reprinted here is a teaser. Click on the link at the bottom to read the rest of the article and to comment.) Michael ...

Danger on Europe’s Dinner Plate

March 11th, 2013 (2)
NYTimes, Op-Ed, Wayne Pacelle, March 11, 2013 The discovery of horse meat in products labeled as beef in the European Union has raised serious questions, not just about food labeling, but also about food safety and the working of ...

Horsemeat Scandal Illustrates Need for Federal Action

February 26th, 2013 (8)
Humane Society Legislative Fund, February 26, 2013 A food scandal has rocked Europe, where products labeled as beef—everything from frozen lasagna to Swedish meatballs—have tested positive for horsemeat. But it’s not just in Europe where government officials should take notice; the controversy affects ...

12 Christmas Wishes for Horses & Owners from Veterinary Experts

December 25th, 2012 Comments Off
Stacey Oke, DVM, MSc, December 25, 2012 The Horse.com Veterinarians work with horse owners to provide the best possible care from snip to tail. This holiday season, consider the following “wishes” your equine experts made to help maximize your ...

The Binders Full of Horses

October 22nd, 2012 Comments Off
The recent discovery by the European Union that horses from the US might possibly have been exposed to drugs that are forbidden in meat meant for human consumption led to a temporary closing of Canadian equine slaughter facilities and ...

White Paper by Allen Warren

August 6th, 2012 Comments Off
(Note: Written By Allen Warren, this paper not only proposes a change in the legal status of equine, but also delves into the pre-1990 history of equine slaughter – Jerry) An argument that horses are not an agricultural product ...