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Okla. governor ends ban on horse-meat processing, says humane alternative for abandoned horses

Washington Post / Associated Press, Published: March 29 OKLAHOMA CITY — Oklahoma’s 50-year-old ban on horse slaughtering was lifted Friday when the governor signed a new law that will allow facilities to process and export horse meat, despite bitter opposition by animal rights activists. Supporters argue that a horse slaughtering facility in Oklahoma will provide a humane Full Article

Genesis Awards: Roy Exum is Walking the Walk…

…Not Just Talking the Talk–When He Reports on Soring from Tennessee Equus – March 28, 2013 “The Horse Protection Act has been as lame as the horses it meant ...Full Article

The Sanctuary

This week I passed another milestone on the highway of life. To celebrate, let’s turn off the path for a bit, sit down under this old oak tree and ...Full Article

Roy Exum: Jackie McConnell Back In Court

Roy Exum / The Chattanoongan.com / March 28, 2013 Jackie McConnell, the most notorious abuser of Tennessee Walking Horses that the world has ever known, will be arraigned on ...Full Article

USDA Horsemeat Inspections Funded Through 2013

TheHorse.com / Pat Raia / March 28, 2013 Federal legislation intended to fund U.S. government agencies will continue provide revenue for USDA inspections at horse processing plants located in ...Full Article

Governor signs bill to establish horse rescue fund

lcsun-news.com / Milan Simonich / March 27, 2013 SANTA FE — Shelters across New Mexico that care for abandoned horses could receive financial help through a bill that Gov. ...Full Article

What Size Horse Is Right For You?

Horse Protection Society of North Carolina – Reprint Each generation people keep getting larger, but horses do not!  If you have a chance to look at the antique western ...Full Article

American West running out of room for wild horses, officials weigh options

Kelly David Burke / Published March 26, 2013 / FoxNews.com There are 10,000 more horses and burros in the wild than their habitat can support, according to the Bureau of Land Management. ...Full Article

Oklahoma officials looking into alleged horse violations

A criminal investigation is under way into fraudulent veterinary health forms being used to transport horses through Oklahoma, the state’s secretary of agriculture says. The state’s multicounty grand jury ...Full Article

Horse meat row: Row as food companies dispute latest test results

The horse meat scandal has been reignited after the food industry became embroiled in a dispute with the Government safety regulator over the latest batch of results.   The ...Full Article