Month: October 2009

EU Bans Drug Tainted Horse Meat

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 […]

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PREVIEW: The Stampede to Oblivion

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 […]

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The BLM Spinning out of Control

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.

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Let’s make more Horses

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 […]

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