Today the Global Federation of Animal Sanctuaries (GFAS), the only globally recognized organization providing standards for identifying legitimate animal sanctuaries, announced Habitat for Horses became the first equine rescue and sanctuary accredited to its standards and, thereby, recognized by GFAS. The accreditation signifies the official implementation of clear and respected international standards for the public, donors and government agencies to recognize credible sanctuaries that adhere to the true mission of providing safe haven and humane care for abused animals.
by David Pauli, Director, Western Regional Office, The Humane Society of the United States, Billings Rep. Ed Butcher relies on the same old arguments of horse slaughter proponents in his effort to whet a new appetite for American horses in Asia (“Author of Montana horse slaughter plant bill […]
by Vicki Tobin, of the Equine Welfare Alliance WALLIS SAYS – HORSE ACT of 2009. TRANSLATION – UNACCOUNTABLE, IRRESPONSIBLE OWNERS ACT of 2009 WALLIS SAYS – Horse owners and concerned citizens from across the Nation have come together with real solutions to ensure the humane care, management, and […]
Are You Listening AQHA by Fran Jurga What’s wrong with this picture? One of the world’s great horse events is going on right now. In Ireland, the Royal Dublin Horse Show is hosting not only the greatest show jumpers in the world, but dozens of classes for more […]
Canada’s Calgary Stampede is being called a “brutal violent spectacle” of animal cruelty by the Humane Society of Canada, which has filed a complaint with Canada’s broadcasting regulator over the airing of the world’s largest outdoor rodeo. The push to have broadcasters phase out the Stampede — which […]
Obama and Vilsack asked to push for ban on horse slaughter
Ithaca, New York (June 10, 2009) The Animal Law Coalition and Animals Angels have asked the U.S. Government Accounting Office (GAO) to investigate gross violations of humane laws and regulations of the U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA) in connection with the commercial slaughter of horses.