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Obama Moves to Block Horse Slaughter

NYTimes, Stephanie Strom, April 11, 2013 The Obama administration has included a proposal in its 2014 budget that would effectively ban the slaughter of horses for human consumption. Technically, the proposal would prevent money from being spent on inspection of horse slaughtering facilities. Without inspections, facilities could not legally operate. The proposal was greeted enthusiastically Full Article

Canada: SPCA explains why seized horses sent to auction

(Note – This “SPCA is NOT part of the ASPCA located in the US. The ASPCA is an independent nonprofit and not associated with any other “SPCA” on any ...Full Article

Opinion: This isn’t a joke, America

A rant and rave by Jerry Finch More horsemeat found in beef products, more bute found in horsemeat, more graft and corruption, more “scientists” saying, “Oh, it’s okay. The ...Full Article

Sequester prompts call for wild horses and burros to be returned to the wild

Horseback Magazine , April 8, 2013 WASHINGTON (April 8, 2013)–Last week Protect Mustangs, the California based conservation group, officially called for the Bureau of Land Management (BLM) to put a ...Full Article

Roy Exum: Vote Down The AgGag Bill

The Chattanoogan, Roy Exum, April 8, 2013 When Governor Bill Haslam signed a bill last year that would make soring a Tennessee Walking Horse a Class E felony, punishable ...Full Article

“They Rescued Me” Photo Contest – Week Two Update

Habitat for Horses – April 8, 2013 This is the start of week two of the photo contest, and quite a contest it has turned out to be! I ...Full Article

Convicted Mustang Abuser Jailed for Parole Violation

The Horse, Pat Raia, April 8, 2013 Jason Meduna, the Nebraska rancher convicted of maltreating more than 200 mustangs adopted from the Bureau of Land Management, has been jailed ...Full Article

Guest Op Ed: A little mystery with our meat

Bob Gaydos, April 6, 2013 The horse-meat-in-ground-beef scandal that broke in Europe at the beginning of the year has spawned numerous investigations there as well as a booming business ...Full Article

Grand National protesters accuse Channel 4 of exploiting deaths of horses

Animal rights campaigners gather at broadcaster’s London headquarters to condemn advert that ‘ramps-up’ danger of race Mark Townsend, guardian.co.uk, Saturday 6 April 2013   Animal rights campaigners have staged a protest outside the ...Full Article

The Mysteries of the Horse -Dr. Juliet Getty

(Note – Dr. Getty is an expert in equine nutrition, an area sorely lacking in any true, applied yet scientific applications. As the person responsible for the feeding of ...Full Article