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Videos: Kaley Cuoco-Sweeting – star of Big Bang Theory and horse advocate

Thor, Kaley Cuoco-Sweeting’s horse, recently interviewed her in a video for People’s “Most Beautiful” Issue. Kaley, of course, feels that Thor is the sexiest horse alive. Watch the video below! Not only does Ms Cuoco-Sweeting love horses, she also is an advocate for the recent SAFE Act 2015 Bill that is now in Congress. Adding Full Article

Federal Legislation Introduced to Prohibit Slaughter of American Horses

The SAFE Act (Safeguard American Food Exports Act) needs to be made into law now. Finally, a bipartisan bill that will protect American horses from being slaughtered in other ...Full Article

Horse owners, racetracks partner for aftercare

It would be interesting to see what “aftercare” will actually mean. Will the horses be provided a sanctuary where they will be well cared for the rest of their ...Full Article

Horse slaughter and rampant violations continue despite EU ban on Mexican horse meat

It was understood that it would take some time for the flow of horse meat from Mexico to the EU to come to a halt. Explanation should be given ...Full Article

Bidders Show Up Hoping To Save Rescued Muskogee Horses From Slaughter

In the US we do not have horse slaughter. Horses sent to slaughter must be shipped off to either Canada or Mexico where they meet a cruel fate. Thousands ...Full Article

International joint statements address horse slaughter, rabies in dogs

I have never understood why an organization formed and devoted to the health and welfare of animals can stand by statements such as this, which is simply a repeat ...Full Article

New Report From Equine Welfare Alliance

Wild Horse Freedom Federation and Equine Welfare Alliance Investigators recently completed an investigation at the Eagle Pass Export Pens and Mexico border. The investigation focused on the activity in ...Full Article

Could Canadian horses sent to auction be headed for slaughter?

Kill buyers – those who buy horses to sell them to slaughter houses – are not just an American problem. They attend auctions in Canada as well, looking for ...Full Article

Horse ‘kill buying’ legal, but critics see abuse, deception

The abusive tactics of kill buyers are well known to Habitat for Horses. We are a horse rescue who has been able to save horses from the horse slaughter ...Full Article

Part II: Study shows the value of horse slaughter to race horse breeders

A 5 year old horse being “retired” from racing. We all know what that means. It is outrageous that we allow over breeding on this scale to continue so ...Full Article