The horses ran across the bare, arid ground Friday morning and up to the fence when they saw people standing near their empty food buckets. The dozens of Arabian horses were starving and emaciated, but they were being rescued by Denton County Sheriff’s Office deputies.
For decades, the gourmet diners of Europe and Japan have eaten American horse meat poisoned by chemical contamination. The horse flesh exporting by unscrupulous producers and horse slaughter plants will come to an end in April of 2010. The new rules enacted by the European Union will mandate chemical free horse meat entering those countries.
HITCHCOCK, TX (SFHH) – Several of the surviving mustangs from the dramatic 3-Strikes Ranch rescue are doing well at Habitat for Horses. So well that of the original 7, brought to the Texas based horse rescue, only 2 remain on the HfH ranch while the others are settling into […]
Last night, July 3rd, I entered Terry’s office to shut down the computer prior to heading for bed. Everyone else was tucked away and I was just doing the last minute security sweep when my eye’s caught the bright glare of a fireworks rocket heading for the stars […]
Tony Baird of Lumberton, Texas says he can’t help but smile this week. His two horses are alive, healthy and have been safely corralled after being on the lam for more than two months. “I was so afraid they would be put down or hurt and I’m just […]
Group works to give local animal neglect laws more teeth Last summer, it was a herd of horses—mares and their offspring—that trainer Doro Lohmann helped rescue and then relocate to the Wood River Valley from Salmon. The horses were scheduled for slaughter in Canada until she and several […]
(NECN: Marnie MacLean, Freeport, Maine) – All across Maine, horse rescues are filled to capacity. Some have been abused or neglected, others are rescued from other states before they are sent to slaughter. Saving these animals is often the easy part. Training them proves to be much harder. […]