Month: April 2011

EWA Annouces First International Conference on Equine Welfare

Ann Marini, Equine Welfare Alliance and Animal Law Coalition are pleased to announce the first International Conference on Equine Welfare, a two part symposium to discuss issues related to (1) America’s Wild Horses and Burros and (2) Slaughter: the Equine Welfare, Human Health and Environmental Implications. The conference has been in the planning stages since early 2010 and is now scheduled to take place…

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Montana Horse Abuser Gets Public Defender

Story by Jan Falstad of the Billings Gazzette Leachman Too Cheap To Pay For Own Defense Six days after paying $35,000 to buy 66 horses, James Leachman of Billings appeared in Justice Court on Tuesday represented at taxpayers’ expense by a Yellowstone County public defender. Yellowstone County Attorney […]

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I Cry for the Wild Horses

By Lisa Friday, Witness to the BLM Butterfield Wild Horse Cruelty I Cry… I close my eyes at night and still see all the horses suctioned deep in the urine soaked manure. I see that little emaciated mare whose eyes just cried out to me, “please take me […]

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LUKAS Joins Equine Welfare Alliance

Walnut, California – Lukas, the World’s Smartest Horse (according to the World Records Academy) and Guinness World Record Holder, has been honored as the first four-legged member of the Equine Welfare Alliance . Lukas’ owner/trainer Karen Murdock and her world-famous gelding have vowed to support the E.W.A’s pledge to create a collaborative global community based on love for animals.

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