Month: May 2013

Horsemeat Scandal Prompts Plan for EU Fraud Crackdown

Source: Reuters – Reporting by Charlie Dunmore; editing by Rex Merrifield New rules would force member states to impose fines equal to the financial gains from proven cases of food fraud BRUSSELS  – The European Commission proposed more unannounced inspections of food companies and tougher fines for labeling […]

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Video: Understanding the Forces Behind Horse Slaughter

John Holland ~ president of Equine Welfare Alliance as presented at the 2013 American Equine Summit “Understanding the Forces Behind Horse Slaughter” We will be featuring key presentations, everyday during this upcoming week.  The information contained within each is invaluable in fighting the horse-eaters and their propaganda.  Direct […]

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SFTHH: Horse Hilarity on Video

“It’s ‘Feel Good Sunday‘ and what better way to share our equine sense of humor but with a few videos.  We will get you started with several that all of us have seen in the back pasture in one way shape or form and then give you the […]

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Horse Saved from Slaughterhouse Wins Chicago Race

Source: MailOnline ‘Unfortunately the mare was already in a “kill pen”…’ He may never run for the Kentucky Derby roses, but Illinois race horse Magna Fortuna and his owners are celebrating a victory none-the-less — his survival. The three-year-old gelding’s name means ‘great luck’, and he was a […]

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NM Governor Still Opposed to Horse Slaughterhouse

Source: By Rob Nikolewski  at Watchdog.org “I think horses are a part of our culture,…” ALBUQUERQUE — Even though it’s looking as if the U.S. Department of Agriculture will approve a horse slaughterhouse in southern New Mexico, Gov. Susana Martinez told reporters Wednesday she’s still against it. “I think horses […]

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Videos Released of 2013 American Equine Summit

Update from Equine Advocates April 27, 2013 Video #1: Opening remarks from Jeffrey Tucker, EA Board Member, followed by welcome remarks from Susan Wagner, and speeches from the Summit’s Keynote Speaker, NY Assemblyman Jim Tedisco (sponsor of legislation A.3905) and NYS Senator Kathy Marchione (sponsor of legislation S.4615). Video #2:   Victoria […]

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