Marjorie Farabee reports on the 2016 Donkey Welfare Symposium at Cornell University, on Wild Horse & Burro Radio (10/5/16)

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Our guest tonight is Marjorie Farabee, Dir. of Wild Burro Affairs for Wild Horse Freedom Federation, Equine Mgr. of Todd Mission Ranch (TMR Rescue) & founder of Wild Burro Protection League.

Marjorie will report on the 2016 Donkey Welfare Symposium that was held at Cornell University, in Ithaca, NY, Sept. 30 – Oct. 2, 2016. Marjorie was extremely disturbed that at the end of one discussion, a large animal rescue expert promoted slaughter as one form of “humane euthanasia”.

Marjorie will tell you about new and interesting information on donkeys, including the presentation by author Cate Folsom, who describes her book about Smoke, a therapy donkey for veterans. Smoke’s life brought value to donkeys worldwide and focused attention on equine assisted therapy for veterans.

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Marjorie Farabee (center) with Cate Folsom (right)

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5/4/16 – Gail A. Eisnitz, author of the book “Slaughterhouse” and Chief Investigator for the Humane Farming Association (HFA). Listen HERE.

6/22/16 – Charlotte Roe, Founder of Wild Equid League of Colorado, on BLM’s cruel experiments on wild horses and burros, including sterilization of pregnant wild mares, that are a launching pad for widespread use as “population suppression.” Listen HERE.

8/3/16 – Marjorie Farabee, Dir. of Wild Burro Affairs for Wild Horse Freedom Federation, Equine Mgr. of Todd Mission Ranch (TMR Rescue) & founder of Wild Burro Protection League with guests. Listen HERE.

8/10/16 – Gene Baur, Pres. & Co-Founder of Farm Sanctuary, on factory farming and the Farm Sanctuary. Listen HERE.

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2 comments on “Marjorie Farabee reports on the 2016 Donkey Welfare Symposium at Cornell University, on Wild Horse & Burro Radio (10/5/16)

  1. I am sure this will be another good public educational radio show – thank you.
    Unfortunately I am also highly disturbed by this: Marjorie was extremely disturbed that at the end of one discussion, a large animal rescue expert promoted SLAUGHTER as one form of “humane euthanasia”.

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  2. PLEASE SAY BURRO
    https://www.facebook.com/Wild.Burro.Protection.League/

    This is an inspiring video that completely ignores our burros. I recently read an article from AZ about the removal of wild burros from Yuma.
    In the article the BLM spokesperson said it was easy with the burros because it is not as controversial. In other words, because wild horse advocates never say burro, the BLM and politicians think they can eliminate burros with impunity. And, they are.

    Our endangered (by IUCN standards) wild burros need your voice to speak for them too. Please say burro

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