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horse abuse

Bill de Blasio takes on Teamsters and Liam Neeson

From: The Guardian By: Edward Helmore Bill de Blasio takes on Teamsters and Liam Neeson as he tries to ban New York’s horse carriages The city mayor’s stand on animal welfare is facing heavyweight opposition – but he won’t back down On the corner of 59th and 5th, Marcello, a 12-year-old, chocolate-brown draught horse, has Full Article

Emaciated Endurance Horse in France Ran 46 Miles Before Pulled by Vets

This should have never been allowed to happen. It can be difficult to tell for non-professionals when a horse is under weight at times. In this case it was ...Full Article

Glenn Heights property manager disputes claims of horse abuse, neglect (video)

Habitat for Horses receives quite a few requests from people around the country that are trying to get help when they spot an abused horse, donkey or other equine. ...Full Article

Pasture Pals – a poem by Smokey Culver

Many of you who follow us on Facebook or who come out to our ranches in Southeast Texas will know Smokey Culver – the resident HfH cowboy horse poet. ...Full Article

Leachman appeals horse abuse conviction to the Montana Supreme Court

People sometimes abandoned their animals when their property is foreclosed on. This does not normally mean the original owners are NOT responsible for them or have given up ownership. ...Full Article

Judge sentences William Kiefer to six months in horse abuse cases

Normally we do not post articles on individual horse abuse cases. However the slap on the wrist for a man who abused over 150 horses which resulted in the ...Full Article

Journalism Is Never Perfect: The Politics of Story Corrections and Retractions

Horse abuse and horse slaughter – both are subjects in this article by James McWilliams on the flawed AP coverage of Valley Meat in Pacific Standard and the AP’s ...Full Article

New Mexico ranked as tops in animal abuse

Sound laws and a fair justice system is what makes a society civilized. States where there are fewer laws protecting animals will only serve those who wish to do ...Full Article

Horse case unraveled on veterinarian’s testimony

Chavez gets off with barely a slap on the wrist. Many of us remember that terrible video of those horses pawing the earth in such pain and misery. Such ...Full Article

Pakefield cliff ‘hanging’ horse owner Sam Smith jailed

The owner of a horse has been jailed for eight weeks after the animal was found on a cliff face, hanging from a tether around its neck. From: BBC ...Full Article