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Measures would legalize horse slaughter in Oklahoma

Wayne Greene, World Senior Writer / TulsaWorld.com / February 9. 2012 OKLAHOMA CITY – Two bills pending before the Oklahoma Legislature would legalize commercial horse slaughter – a humane alternative for dealing with aging, broken-down animals or a horrifying spectre that would destroy the state’s reputation, depending on which animal lover is speaking. “The horse Full Article

All the hurting horses: Response to horse neglect cases comes from across the country

Chuck Haga / The Dickinson Press / February 5, 2013 GRAND FORKS — People from around the country are reacting to the discovery last week of 99 dead horses and ...Full Article

Critics Skeptical of US ‘Compassion’ for Mustangs

(Note – With all due respect, of which I have none for the BLM, this attempt to put forth a “face of compassion and concern” is nothing more than ...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

Five Reasons Why Tesco’s Horse Meat Scandal Could Happen Here

Vickery Eckhoff / Forbes / January 30, 2013 While everyone is making jokes about the Polish horse meat that contaminated  Tesco’s ground beef patties in the UK, lawmakers in Oklahoma ...Full Article

Is the U.S. Government Complicit in the Killing of Over a Thousand Wild Horses?

National Journal / By Billy House / January 29, 2013  A bipartisan pair of lawmakers is urging Interior Secretary Ken Salazar to disclose whether as many as 1,700 federally protected wild horses ...Full Article

Formal Attire becomes eighth horse to die at Aqueduct Racetrack in 27 days of racing

Three-year-old gelding was trailing the leader on the rail entering the far turn at Sunday’s second race when the injury occurred. The horse was euthanized a short time later. ...Full Article

The slaughtered horses that shame our racing

An undercover Observer investigation has revealed the shocking fate of thousands of British racehorses. Now campaigners want new laws to govern the sport. Antony Barnett, The Observer It is ...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

Protesters ask Sandoval to halt wild horse auction

CARSON CITY – About 40 sign-carrying wild horse advocates marched Friday in front of the Legislative Building in a move to induce Gov. Brian Sandoval to block a Feb. ...Full Article