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Group reconsiders Mesa Verde horse roundup

From: Cortez Journal Wild horse advocates concerned about feral herds at Mesa Verde National Park are reconsidering a roundup to reduce populations at the park. The Colorado Chapter of the National Mustang Association announced they may move forward with the roundup process after backing out of an earlier one because of unfavorable Colorado branding laws. Full Article

Equine microchipping clinic hopes to prevent accidental slaughter

From: The Middletown Press By: Kaitlyn Schroyer HADDAM NECK >> After the beloved family pony is sold, who knows whether that pony will end up on a kill buyer’s ...Full Article

Stolen wild horses may be coming through Borderland

From: KVIA By: Andrew J Pulk Wild mustangs are often called symbols of the freedom of the West, but a group of up to 30 horses stolen in the ...Full Article

Slaughter-horse hauler enters plea (Video)

In case you have forgotten about this horrendous case of abuse and horse slaughter, here is a post from May 2012: Regrettably, the cruelty observed in Terry Saulters’ case ...Full Article

Panel: Equine Welfare Tied to Cultural Change

Changes to benefit race horses are long past due. Too little attention historically has been focused on the drug and other abuses these horses face. Race horse are asked ...Full Article

Preserving the Legacy of North Dakota’s Wild Horses

Resource management biologist for Theodore Roosevelt National Park, Blake McCann seems to have a better understanding of how herd structures works than many of the BLM representatives we hear ...Full Article

U.S. millionaire eager to protect agriculture

Protect agriculture?? Forrest Lucas makes it sound like the cattle industry is dying. The majority of cattle ranchers are not poor dirt farmers trying to get by for another ...Full Article

Horse slaughter fight in New Mexico officially over (Video)

Hurray! If this is true, it is a great victory against horse slaughter in the United States. Now to stop the hundreds and hundreds of American horses sent to ...Full Article

Protecting Alto’s wild horse herd Part II

You can read Part I of Protecting Alto’s wild horse herd by clicking here. ~ HfH From: Ruidoso News By: Dianne Stallings Procedures: State Livestock Board brand inspector followed ...Full Article

Seven European Union Countries meat samples test positive for horse DNA

A bit of good news is that the percentage of meat that is testing positive is down by 75%. The bad news is that 16 countries actually tested positive ...Full Article