Habitat For Horses

Humane Society International [caption id="attachment_15291" align="alignleft" width="300"] Voodoo - the forever wild horse[/caption] BRUSSELS – Humane Society International and The Humane Society of the United States delivered a petition with more than 9,000 signatures from European Union citizens who are calling on European Health and Consumer Policy...

Dr. Raj Persaud and Dr David James / Huffington Post Lifestyle / Feb 20, 2013 [caption id="attachment_15145" align="alignleft" width="256"] Recognizing emotions in animals[/caption] Everyone's getting upset because horses are turning up in our dinners rather than cows. But is it possible that this 'scandal' is revealing more about our...

(Note - While this article is old, it points to promised changes that haven't been made. Some of the "meat" in this story came from Uruguay, an exporter of horsemeat, just like the US.  As more DNA testing is done, we will find more and...

EurActiv,com / February 19, 2013 [caption id="attachment_15035" align="alignleft" width="300"] Horses waiting to be slaughtered at Dallas Crown, Kaufman, Texas[/caption] As the horsemeat-dressed-as-beef scandal continues to rock Europe’s food industry, a number of organisations are calling on stricter European regulation, including an EU-wide horse passport register. The Federation of...

Pete was the first horse that walked through our gates. Eight months old, he had been abandoned in a pasture, gathered up by a new owner and take to an auction, there to be purchased by a killer-buyer. I talked the man out of taking...