Habitat For Horses

The Chattanoongan.com / April 1, 2013 [caption id="attachment_17613" align="alignleft" width="300"] Caustic paste applied[/caption] A Fayette County, Tn., Grand Jury has indicted horse trainer Jackie McConnell and two co-defendants on 38 counts of animal cruelty for illegally soring and torturing horses. The indictments followed a Humane Society of the United States...

Forbes / Vickery Eckhoff, Contributor / Uncovering the underground horse meat trade since 2011 / April 2, 2013 [caption id="attachment_17593" align="alignleft" width="220"] Governor Mary Fallin sided with ranchers and the Farm Bureau in overturning Oklahoma's 50-year ban on slaughtering horses..[/caption] Oklahoma Governor Mary Fallin overturned a 50-year state ban on...

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 Friday lifting the state’s ban on processing and selling horsemeat, potentially setting the stage for Oklahoma becoming the...