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Oklahoma

BLM now claiming 90,000 acres of land in Texas

There is a contentious stretch of land along the Texas / Oklahoma borders. For over a hundred years as the Red River – the boundary between the 2 states – has shifted, ranch families  at times been left in limbo. Now the Bureau of Land Management is stepping to “help manage” a 90,000 acre region Full Article

Horse industry generates $3.6 billion in Oklahoma

$3.6 BILLION! Meanwhile, the value of a dead horse is $0. Wonder what part of that equation sunk into the heads of the Governor and the legislators when they ...Full Article

Losing it all – Tornado destroys trainers’ horses

June 3, 2013 Horror stories come out of Oklahoma by the hundreds. With the death toll now up to eighteen and thousands of homes destroyed, it’s more than a ...Full Article

Over 100 feared horses dead in OK

By Esther Marr | Bloodhorse  More than 100 horses are thought to have perished in the massive tornado that hit the Moore, Okla. area May 20 in addition to the human ...Full Article

Horses Killed in Oklahoma Tornado

http://kfor.com/2013/05/20/moore-man-survives-tornado-in-horse-stall/ (Note – Reports from Off Family Farms are that 75 to 100 horses were killed by the storm. – Jerry) MOORE, Okla. (KFOR) — When the massive tornado ...Full Article

Over Public Outcry, Governor Signs Horse Slaughter Bill

Forbes / Vickery Eckhoff, Contributor / Uncovering the underground horse meat trade since 2011 / April 2, 2013 Oklahoma Governor Mary Fallin overturned a 50-year state ban on slaughtering horses Friday, ignoring ...Full Article

Slaughtering Horses for Profit, Not Welfare

Michael Markarian / Humane Society Legislative Fund / April 1, 2013 Ignoring the global horse meat scandal that’s thrown the industry into further disrepute, Oklahoma Gov. Mary Fallin signed legislation ...Full Article

Horse law could nip Fallin’s re-election bid

Capitol Report, Wayne Greene / TulsaWorld.com / March 31, 2013 OKLAHOMA CITY – House Bill 1999 – the one that would legalize horse slaughterhouses in Oklahoma – is the ...Full Article

Horse slaughter bill goes to Oklahoma governor

Oklahoma Senate approves a horse slaughter measure 32-14. newsok.com /Michael McNutt | Published: March 26, 2013 The state Senate on Tuesday approved a bill that would allow horse slaughter in Oklahoma, ...Full Article

Horse slaughter opponents spur last-minute efforts to kill Oklahoma legislation

Passage of a bill that would allow the slaughter of horses in Oklahoma is expected to be taken up this week. Senate President Pro Tem Brian Bingman, R-Sapulpa, says ...Full Article