By Suzanne Bush Beginning next year European Union (EU) countries will begin rigorous enforcement of food-safety regulations concerning horsemeat for human consumption. The regulations, aimed at ensuring food safety through traceability from farm to fork, ban meat tainted by drugs commonly given to horses, including antibiotics, wormers and […]
by R.T. Fitch, author of “Straight from the Horse’s Heart” When it comes to writing it takes a certain bit of motivation, emotion and passion for me to commit my feelings to written word, hence, I am a total failure as a news writer. I wish that I […]
by Steven Long, editor of Horseback Magazine HOUSTON , (Horseback) – A prominent wild horse expert says there was considerably more land set aside for wild horses in 1971 than is currently claimed by the Bureau of Land Management. Craig Downer, a wildlife ecologist, calls the agency’s claims […]
Chief Investigative Reporter George Knapp and Chief Photojournalist Matt Adams – Channel 8 CBS, Las Vegas This Saturday the I-Team will air a primetime special detailing the long history of mismanagement in the BLM’s wild horse and burro program. Half of the country’s wild horses are in Nevada […]
It was as if a message came down from on high for the boys at Interior and the Bureau of Land Management to do something to make those damned phones stop ringing. So Sec. Ken Salazar and the Director of the Bureau of Land Management, Bob Abbey, put on their tap dancing shoes and began to spin.
by Jerry Finch, President of Habitat for Horses Since the slaughterhouses have killed so many “unwanted” horses, the Great State of Texas is starting a new Equine Incentive Program! Thanks to Rep. Sid Miller, HB 1881 was passed during the 81st Legislative Session. The program provides incentives for […]
by R.T. Fitch It seems that each and every year the few good guys and gals in Washington introduce bills to save our wild mustangs, stop slaughter and ban the transport of our equine, American heritage to kill pens across the border. And every year the bulk of […]
by Steven Long, editor of “Horseback Magazine” The Restore our American Mustang Act, (ROAM), if it passes, will bring radical change to the way the current Wild Horse and Burro Advisory Board of the Bureau of Land Management does business. In particular, the new legislation would give animal […]
by R.T. Fitch Earlier this year, Montana’s Rep. Ed Butcher, Republican (yes; that is really his name) shoved down the collective throats of the state’s public and Legislature a bill, HB 418, that would not only open the door for the construction of horse slaughter plants but also […]
Let’s get off of our personal soapboxes and get on our cell phones, computers and fax’s and tell the DOI and BLM to..