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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 now unaccounted for were sold to a middleman who illegally transported them to Mexico for slaughter. Reps. Raul Grijalva, D-Ariz., and Ed Whitfield, R-Ky., in a 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

BLM reins in wild horse sales

Reforms aim to end abuses January 04, 2013 5:13 PM Dave Philipps – The Gazette The Bureau of Land Management announced Friday it has severely restricted sales of protected wild ...Full Article

Horse advocates fear slaughter of Nevada mustangs

Las Vegas Review-Journal BY SCOTT SONNER THE ASSOCIATED PRESS Posted: Jan. 3, 2013 RENO – State agriculture officials have discussed ways to muster support for the slaughter of stray ...Full Article

HBO Sued Over Alleged Horse Deaths Cover-Up on ‘Luck’

Former American Humane Association employee blows the whistle on an alleged attempt by show producers to pressure animal monitoring organization to look the other way.   The Hollywood Reporter 1/2/2013 ...Full Article

The Keeper of the Gate

Standing quietly in the barn, Jeb looked half asleep. With the sun hiding behind the thick clouds, today must have seemed ideal for taking naps. He deserved it, deserved ...Full Article

Meat company owner sues USDA for right to slaughter horses

A New Mexico man sues the USDA, saying politics has blocked permits to slaughter horses for food. By John M. Glionna, Los Angeles TimesDecember 22, 2012, 5:48 p.m. Rick de ...Full Article