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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) — A federal jury in Texas has begun deliberations in a case that pits breeders who clone horses against a...

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By Mike Brunker, Investigations Editor, NBC News, July 9, 2013 [caption id="attachment_20286" align="alignleft" width="296"] Texas A&M clones[/caption] Horse race fixers have long used “ringers” to pull off betting coups, but a new kind of ringer -- genetic duplicates cloned from the DNA of yesterday’s champions -- could...

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Obama Administration Blocks the Reinstatement of Horse Slaughter | Seattle PI, Candace Calloway Whiting By including a proposal in the 2014 budget to prohibit the funding of horse meat inspection, the Obama administration essentially eliminated the possibility that horse slaughter will resume in this country. Some senators may fight this,...

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[caption id="attachment_12370" align="alignleft" width="300"] Drug free? Seriously?[/caption] 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...

Make it about money

[caption id="attachment_11691" align="alignleft" width="150"] An Invitation to a round table discussion[/caption] We Need To Talk A Senator of a certain state, who will remain anonymous, challenged me to sit down with some of the decision makers in the slaughter industry and try to work things out. “There...

Testimony before Texas Senate Committee

[caption id="attachment_11472" align="alignleft" width="300"] Testimony before Texas Senate Committee[/caption] Some thoughts on the July 10th Texas Senate Hearing - We had a showdown of the pro vs anti slaughter folks in the Capitol in Austin. It was them vs us in a five hour trade of testimony...