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Native American Tribes Divided on Horse Slaughter

Food Product Design, Josh Long ALBUQUERQUE—A lawsuit that challenges the revival of horse slaughter in the United States illustrates the divisiveness of the practice even among the people who have considered the animals sacred for centuries: Native Americans. The Chief of the Minikoju Band of the Cheyenne River Tribe Lakota Indians—Chief David Bald Eagle—is among Full Article

Pete and RePete – Cloning the American QH

By Mike Brunker, Investigations Editor, NBC News, July 9, 2013 Horse race fixers have long used “ringers” to pull off betting coups, but a new kind of ringer — ...Full Article

NM Facility On Hold

July 2, 2013, Huffington Post, Jeri Clausing ALBUQUERQUE, N.M. — Federal officials cleared the way Friday for a return to domestic horse slaughter, granting a southeastern New Mexico company’s application ...Full Article

Animal Welfare Groups Plan Suit in Response to USDA Decision to Support the Slaughter of Horses for Human Consumption

(June 28, 2013)— The U.S. Department of Agriculture has given the green light for the grisly practice of horse slaughter to resume on U.S. soil. The agency approved an ...Full Article

Horses Teaching Humans about Leadership

From TheHorse.com, presented By University of Kentucky College of Agriculture, JUN 26, 2013 If you were to ask students in any equine science and management program why they want to work in ...Full Article

Study of Equine Abuse and Neglect Patterns Produces Surprising Findings

Equine Welfare Alliance. June 25, 2013 EWA (Chicago) – The Equine Welfare Alliance today released a statistical study on the rates of equine abuse and neglect across the US ...Full Article

35 horses perish in devastating fire at Happy Valley Farm

timesfreepress.com, Staff writer, Friday, June 21, 2013 Happy Valley Farm, home to an expansive American Saddlebred show horse breeding and training operation in rural North Georgia, lost 35 of ...Full Article

Roy Exum: Horse Breeders Still Scoff

The Chattanoogan -Monday, June 10, 2013 Several weeks ago the president of the Tennessee Walking Horse Breeders and Exhibitor’s Association saw the handwriting on the wall and the group’s ...Full Article

NM Slaughterhouse Whines about Obama

June 6, 2013 Participating in the new America pastime, the attorneys for Valley Meat Company started waving the “Blame Obama” flag today. After crying, holding their breath and stomping ...Full Article

What horses can teach humans

June 4, 2013 – Jerry Finch “I wish I could understand horses.” That sentence is heard a lot when people and horses mix, probably more when a human is ...Full Article