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The Canadian battle for the wild horses

Often here in our articles on horse slaughter, we speak of the horrors of Canadian slaughter houses where thousands of American horses are killed every year. Most Canadians, like most Americans, do not want horses killed and they do want their wild horses to remain free. Virginia Fisher, a Canadian advocate for the “wildies” as Full Article

Horse Slaughter Bill Vote In Ottawa Next Week

This coming week, we will present a series on the efforts of Canadians to save their wild horses and stop horse slaughter. Plenty of our neighbors to the north ...Full Article

Jane Velez Mitchell, video of her keynote speech at the 2014 American Equine Summit

We can only hope that the ideas generated here will turn into a productive message for the public and governments. Europe must be held accountable for their role in ...Full Article

Kazakhstan one of main world suppliers of horse meat

The majority of Americans are against eating horses. This is commonly known. Yet, most do not realize how many thousands of American horses are shipped overseas to be eaten ...Full Article

Reader View: Placitas, you are being robbed

It is terrible to think of people luring wild horses onto private property to deliver them into some horrible fate – most probably a kill-buyer’s hands. With so many ...Full Article

From Kentucky Derby to dinner plate: how to end the horsemeat pipeline

We need to get SAFE Act passed to stop kill buyers from sending thousands of horses overseas to slaughter. Write your representatives yourself or sign a petition to help ...Full Article

Central Park’s Carriages Saved This Horse

This article gives a description of what happens to a horse in a slaughterhouse, beyond what the public would want to conceive of. So, a warning… this could be ...Full Article

Summit Focuses on Ending Export for Slaughter

Hopefully this summit will become a continual conversation about the welfare of horses here in the US. With the likes of CNN’s Jane Velez-Mitchell & VP Joe Biden… and ...Full Article

Ag commissioner candidate faults rival on bill to allow horse sale for slaughter

Keith Dane, Vice President of Equine Protection for the Humane Society of the United States forwarded us this article on the Agricultural Commissioner race. We have posted articles in ...Full Article

Indiana horses sent to slaughter

Thousands upon thousands of horses are sent either north to Canada or south to Mexico to slaughter houses from kill buyers here in the US. Few Americans know anything ...Full Article