Slaughter supporters frequently use the logic of a cumulative total of horses that would be roaming the streets over a number of years if slaughter ends.
Using their faulty logic, we did the same thing but started with 1990-the highest slaughter count recorded-as the base year and added the number of horses that weren’t slaughtered in subsequent years. With their logic, there should be 6,198,697 horses roaming our streets! Each year reflects the base year minus the number of horses slaughtered in that year. That begs the question, where did all those horses go?
by Debbie Coffey ~ (Director of Wild Horse Affairs at Wild Horse Freedom Federation) published in PPJ Gazette The BLM has NOT proved an excess of wild horses and burros The Bureau of Land Management (BLM) continues at a breakneck pace to leave non-viable herds of wild horses […]
I, Vicky Johnson, have been desperately trying to find my two Mares, Suzy and Echo, that were taken from me on April 15th, 2012 by two people that promised me they would provide them with a good home.
by Erica Hill of CBS News “I’ve been amazed at the progress that she’s made” (CBS News) In the stands of Belmont Park Wednesday, Sean and Angelika Kerr were nervous. Their four-year-old filly was about to run her first race. The expectations for the rookie were admittedly low […]
By Carol Walker as published on Wild Hoofbeats The Wild Horse Herd is still there but so are Hundreds of Privately Owned Sheep In the last month, I have visited and photographed the horses of Sand Wash Basin on two trips. I had the wonderful experience of having […]
An Editorial from the pages of the New York Times “A new threat to racing’s integrity is the opening of casinos..” At the Preakness Stakes on Saturday, racing fans will be watching to see if I’ll Have Another can duplicate its Kentucky Derby victory and claim the second […]
By Phil Gast, CNN “There obviously is a huge problem…” An undercover video shows horses being struck with sticks and subjected to “soring,” an illegal process in which chemicals are placed on their lower legs in an effort to induce the signature Tennessee Walking Horse high-stepping gait. The […]
WICHITA, Kansas — Deep in the heart of The Flint Hills, the ground gives warning of what is coming; thousands of horses, more wild than their name could ever suggest, thundering across Kansas in a spectacle many don’t even know exists.
Update from the Belfast Telegraph Poison Horse Meat Enters EU Food Supply The meat of unwanted pet ponies and even former racehorses is being sent from Ireland to end up in restaurants across Europe despite being unfit for human consumption. It has been claimed that every week, up […]
Large numbers of the famed Tennessee Walking Horses have been tortured and beaten in order to make them produce the high-stepping gait that wins championships, an ABC News investigation has found.