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East Tennessee teen wins contest for taming a wild mustang (Video)

An East Tennessee teen won Wild Mustang Million Horse competition in Fort Worth, Texas. She helped ready a horse for adoption and earned $10,000. From: WBIR.com By: Emily Stroud Out west, wild horse run free… but there are too many of them for the land to sustain. That’s why the Mustang Heritage Foundation is getting Full Article

Estrogens Derived From Horse Urine Linked to Heart Disease Risk

A new study that finds higher risks of deep vein thrombosis blood clots in those taking conjugated estrogens for menopause symptoms. From: Everydayhealth.com By: Jennifer J Brown, PhD MONDAY, ...Full Article

Horses innately vicious? CT courts to decide.

Businesses fear effects of court case about horses From: The Day By Kelly Catalfamo A case now being considered by the state Supreme Court could have “catastrophic” consequences for ...Full Article

Doctors in Veterinary, Human Medicine Team to Give Burned Horse a Second Chance

American Paint Horse Was Victim of Animal Abuse  COLUMBUS, Ohio – The unlikely pairing of an equine veterinarian and a burn surgeon is providing a second chance at a ...Full Article

Roy Exum: ‘Neigh’ To The Ag-Gag Bill

The Chattanoogan, May 13, 2013 There will be two pivotal events in Tennessee this week that will thrill horsemen and their families all around the world. Later today Bill ...Full Article

Canada: SPCA explains why seized horses sent to auction

(Note – This “SPCA is NOT part of the ASPCA located in the US. The ASPCA is an independent nonprofit and not associated with any other “SPCA” on any ...Full Article

The Mysteries of the Horse -Dr. Juliet Getty

(Note – Dr. Getty is an expert in equine nutrition, an area sorely lacking in any true, applied yet scientific applications. As the person responsible for the feeding of ...Full Article

Tennessee Grand Jury Indicts Former Tennessee Walking Horse Trainer Jackie McConnell

The Chattanoongan.com / April 1, 2013 A Fayette County, Tn., Grand Jury has indicted horse trainer Jackie McConnell and two co-defendants on 38 counts of animal cruelty for illegally soring ...Full Article

The Sanctuary

This week I passed another milestone on the highway of life. To celebrate, let’s turn off the path for a bit, sit down under this old oak tree and ...Full Article

Four New Slaughterhouses Set to Open

FRONT RANGE EQUINE RESCUE DISCOVERS SEVERAL NEW APPLICATIONS FOR HORSE SLAUGHTER FACILITIES LARKSPUR, COLORADO – Front Range Equine Rescue (FRER) has received copies of four previously undiscovered applications for ...Full Article