Habitat For Horses

An undercover Observer investigation has revealed the shocking fate of thousands of British racehorses. Now campaigners want new laws to govern the sport. Antony Barnett, The Observer [caption id="attachment_14078" align="alignleft" width="275"] Running for their life[/caption] It is known as 'the sport of kings', full of glamour, effort and...

Humane Society International/Europe Humane Society International: Horsemeat Scandal Raises Ethical Questions about Slaughtering Horse [caption id="attachment_14020" align="alignleft" width="270"] In addition to manifold ethical questions, the consumption of horse meat poses a health hazard. Jennifer Kunz/The HSUS[/caption]LONDON – In the wake of recent revelations that quantities of...

From the Irish Independent By Aideen Sheehan Consumer Correspondent Wednesday January 16 2013 [caption id="attachment_13968" align="alignleft" width="262"] Simon Coveney - The Irish Minister for Agriculture, Food and the Marine[/caption]TEN million burgers have been recalled from the foodchain following the discovery of horsemeat in beef products. Agriculture Minister Simon Coveney...

“What’s love got to do with it?” If you’re a horse, pretty much everything, because that’s the main ingredient in horses. Oh, sure, there’s some bones and muscles, but if you ever watch horses in a pasture, they bond tightly, just as they do with the...

While the short attention span of the media has turned its face away from Newtown, Connecticut, the effects of the senseless shootings still reverberate across our nation. The images of the children are burned deeply into each of us. It was a tragedy that none...