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By Mike Brunker, Investigations Editor, NBC News, July 9, 2013 [caption id="attachment_20286" align="alignleft" width="296"] Texas A&M clones[/caption] Horse race fixers have long used “ringers” to pull off betting coups, but a new kind of ringer -- genetic duplicates cloned from the DNA of yesterday’s champions -- could...

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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 to convert its cattle facility into a horse processing plant. In approving Valley Meat Co.’s plans to produce...

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From TheHorse.com, presented By University of Kentucky College of Agriculture, JUN 26, 2013 [caption id="attachment_20037" align="alignleft" width="300"] Janine Lindgreen, APRN, and colleagues recently completed a pioneering research pilot study exploring how horses can help teaching humans about leadership. Here, Lindgreen connects with "Domino."Photo: University of Kentucky's College of Agriculture[/caption] If...

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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 Executive Committee elected to support the far-reaching Whitfield Amendment that is now in Congress and will greatly...

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June 6, 2013 [caption id="attachment_19508" align="alignleft" width="276"] "I think this is the captivating volt, or something like that."[/caption] 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 their feet, the...

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June 4, 2013 - Jerry Finch [caption id="attachment_19428" align="alignleft" width="300"] Researchers concluded that, when given the choice, horses prefer not to work at all; in fact, it appears they'd rather be back in their resting place with their food and equine pals.[/caption] "I wish I could understand...