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ROBERT REDFORD CALLS FOR A BAN ON HORSE SLAUGHTER

CHATHAM, NY, April 22, 2013 – On the cusp of the 2013 Annual American Equine Summit hosted by the New York-based national equine protection organization Equine Advocates, the call to ban horse slaughter permanently has received much needed support from Robert Redford. Actor, director, environmentalist and founder of the Sundance Festival, Redford wrote aletter to Equine Advocates Full Article

USDA EMBROILED IN FLAMES OF HORSE-SLAUGHTER FUROR

Food Product Design, Josh Long, April 17, 2013 WASHINGTON—Horses symbolize the grandeur and mystique of the American West. Their celebrated status may help explain the growing furor over requests ...Full Article

Animal Welfare Groups Seek to Protect Endangered Species From Environmental Threat of Horse Slaughter

Front Range Equine Rescue and The Humane Society of the United States Will Sue to Enforce the Endangered Species Act (April 16, 2013)- Front Range Equine Rescue (“FRER”) and The ...Full Article

Feral vs. wild horses

High Country News, Monica Gokey | Apr 11, 2013 (Interesting debate. While I disagree with her final analysis, it adds fuel to the fire of wild vs. feral. If horses are ...Full Article

Wild horse buyer goes uncharged due to state oversight

Dave Philipps – The Gazette – April 4, 2013   Two state agencies dropped the ball when it came to prosecuting a southern Colorado wild horse buyer who admitted to breaking ...Full Article

BLM Digs in Heels Over Costly Approach to Wild Horses Despite Sequester

Suzanne Roy / Campaign Director, American Wild Horse Preservation Campaign / Huffington Post Blog / April 5, 2013 If a budget is a statement of priorities, then what are we ...Full Article

How the Department of the Interior Sold Out America’s Wild Horses

The Atlantic /ANDREW COHEN /MAR 21 2013 Say you were sitting in a law school classroom taking an exam, or you were on a panel of experts talking about ethics ...Full Article

Slaughter once again a hot, polarizing topic

Daily Racing Form / Jay Hovdey / March 15, 2013 So it’s once again into the breach, with federal legislation that would effectively ban the horse slaughter business in ...Full Article

A Renewed Effort to Stop the Slaughter of American Horses

This morning at a Capitol Hill press conference, U.S. Sen. Mary Landrieu, D-La., and U.S. Reps. Pat Meehan, R-Pa., and Jan Schakowsky, D-Ill., joined animal welfare groups, equestrians, and ...Full Article

National Animal Welfare Groups, Veterinarians and Horse Owners Applaud Federal Efforts to Protect Horses and the Public

Safeguard American Food Exports (SAFE) Act prohibits cruel export and slaughter of drugged horses for human consumption WASHINGTON, D.C.—The ASPCA® (The American Society for the Prevention of Cruelty to Animals®), the Animal ...Full Article