By Brian Wacker Baltimore Sun “The Triple Crown Slaughter Continues…” The Triple Crown series is once again grappling with another horse death. Two weeks after the Kentucky Derby was overshadowed by the death of seven horses at Churchill Downs, and a month after racing was suspended at Laurel […]
By Brian Kateman as published on Vox “The horse racing industry is egregiously cruel. We should end it yesterday.” Amid the ostentatious hats and mint julep parties, a dark cloud hung over the 149th running of the Kentucky Derby this Saturday. Seven horses were dead before the main […]
By Sean Beckwith as published in DEADSPIN Kentucky Derby shockingly overshadowed by something other than the winning horse Here at Deadspin, we take a wait-and-see approach to covering horse racing. Every year, someone will pitch a Kentucky Derby preview and either get laughed out of the writer’s room […]
The Dodo As soon as the expert blades of the farrier’s tools trimmed the overgrown and tangled hooves of the neglected pony, a burst of relief surged through Stella’s heart and soul. Without delay, Stella gallops around the lush green pasture became a blur of lightning-fast movements, her […]
Wild Horse Fire Brigade American Wild Horse Campaign and like-minded nonprofits presented a ‘fake solution’ for grazing conflict between livestock interests and wild horses It doesn’t take a rocket scientist to understand the longstanding conflict between wild horse advocates and the ranchers who claim grazing rights on public […]
Cattle are ruminants that digest all the seeds they eat. So they end the life-cycles of plants & grasses adversely impacting other animals, even pollinators that need native flora.
Source: Dodo Kids Teton the horse was very scared when he first came to the rescue stables with a hurt hoof. Rescuers wanted to help him walk and even run like the other horses, but he wouldn’t even let them come close! That’s when Phantom the giant horse […]
The Dodo Kids Martha is a dwarf pony who loves running and dancing, especially moonwalking. But her legs don’t bend the right way, and moving too much makes them really sore. With the help of some horse experts who know exactly what to do, we can get her […]
Source: The Dodo This giant rescue horse worked for 20 straight years. Now, he finally can relax with a vet prescribed beer every day! And…he LOVES it 🍻
Source: The Dodo WARNING: The opening scenes of this video are extremely graphic and disturbing, but it is the reality of the cruelty that humankind rains down upon fellow passengers on this spaceship called Earth. SPOILER: But there IS a happy ending, as big hearts can change lives!!!
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