horse Tag

Metro, a 10-year-old retired bay thoroughbred horse wields a paintbrush as owner Ron Krajewski looks on at Motter's Station Stables in Rocky Ridge

Reuters, Jeffrey B. Roth, May 3, 2013 [caption id="attachment_18476" align="alignleft" width="300"] Metro, a 10-year-old retired bay thoroughbred horse stands with owners Ron Krajewski and Wendy Krajewski (R) and one of his paintings at Motter's Station Stables in Rocky Ridge, Maryland May 2, 2013. Since giving up the...

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(Personal note - Gail Vacca was instrumental in closing down the slaughterhouse in Illinois and has done miracles in saving the lives of hundreds of horses. She is also a personal friend. - Jerry) Gail Vacca, founder and president of the Illinois Equine Rescue Center, entered...

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National Geographic's Intelligent Travel, Shannon Switzer, May 1, 2013 [caption id="attachment_18389" align="alignleft" width="300"] Sandie walking with her horse, Bird. (Photograph by Shannon Switzer)[/caption] I would be learning about Reiki, the technique of directing “universal energy” through the hands to promote healing. But there’s a twist. My instructor would...

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NBC News.com. Jeri Clausing , The Associated Press, April 30. 2013 [caption id="attachment_18379" align="alignleft" width="300"] Valley Meat Co., which has been sitting idle for more than a year, waiting for the Department of Agriculture to approve its plans to slaughter horses, is expected to open soon.[/caption] Agriculture Secretary Tom...

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NEW: S. 541/H.R. 1094—The Safeguard American Food Exports (SAFE) Act Sponsors:  Senators Mary Landrieu (D-LA) and Lindsey Graham (R-SC); Representatives Patrick Meehan (R-PA) and Jan Schakowsky (D-IL). Habitat for Horses Position: Support ASPCA Position:  Support Action Needed:  Call and email your U.S. senators and representative in Washington, D.C., today to ask them...

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WBIR.com, Russell Biven The wild mustang saddles a mystique that few American animals carry. Its muscular body and relentless spirit have been used by millions of United States soldiers in war, and it continues to roam the western plains today. But while its population grows, the land around...