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Loading horses – Positive vs. Negative Training

August 14. 2013 At the ranch, we try to maintain positive training methods in everything we do. The majority of the horses that come through our gates have experienced the worst of mankind’s behavior and our job is to overcome that negative impression, knowing full well that it can never be fully removed. Our relationship Full Article

APNewsBreak: Iowa plant drops horse-slaughter plan

August 13, 2013 Lincoln, Nebraska (AP) – An Iowa company is dropping plans to slaughter horses in the wake of a federal judge’s ruling that temporarily banned the practice ...Full Article

“No Advice Needed” Advisory Board Meeting Set

(Snarky comments – Isn’t it nice of them to pre-warn the public that they have read the report and no one else has and, if anyone brings up the ...Full Article

Wild horse roundup in Nevada is canceled amid outrage.

By Stephen Dinan, The Washington Times, August 8, 2013 The U.S. Forest Service late Thursday canceled a roundup of wild horses scheduled for Friday in northern Nevada after horse advocates learned about it ...Full Article

Judge orders bond in NM slaughterhouse case

Watchdog.com / By Rob Nikolewski  /   August 8, 2013   ALBUQUERQUE – The long-running arguments over opening the first horse slaughterhouses in the U.S. in seven years took another turn Thursday. A ...Full Article

GAO Accused Of Fraud As Horse Slaughter Plants Fight To Open

August 8, 2013, Forbes.com, Vickery Eckhoff A 2011 Government Accountability Office (GAO) report came under fire last week for misrepresenting data that was used to push Congress to end a ...Full Article

FEDS TO DELIVER WILD HORSES TO SLAUGHTER AUCTION IN SECRET

BREAKING ALERT (5:00 MDT):  We just got word from NM Congressman Michelle Lujan Grisham’s office that her Chief of Staff Gabello met with the U.S. Forest Service & was ...Full Article

Clark County commissioners say no to rodeo horse tripping

Las Vegas Review-Journal, Aug 6, 2013, Ben Botkin The Clark County law against the Mexican rodeo sport of “horse roping” stands. County commissioners on Tuesday scrapped a proposal that ...Full Article

Banning Double-Deck Trailers For All Horses

Paramus Post, August 5, 2013,Mel Fabrikant Menendez, Kirk Reintroduce Horse Transportation Safety Act Of 2013   Bipartisan legislation would prohibit interstate transport of horses in double-decker trailers WASHINGTON, D.C. ...Full Article

Project to study euthanizing horses gets state nod

(Mysterious observance – Someone brought to our attention that this article is old, published in July of 2010. The Gazette released it today for some odd reason. To add ...Full Article