Interview by “Equus” with equine author R.T. Fitch (All you wanted to know but were smart enough not to ask) The questions: Equus: Have you always been interested in horses and when did you start writing and getting books published? R.T.: My answer to the first portion of […]
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.
It’s out in the open, there’s no denying or running away from it now. The anti-horse people have been attempting to keep it under wraps for ages but, today, it’s staring them right in the face and there’s a great big draft horse standing in their living rooms; the EU now recognizes that the meat from American horses, slaughtered in Canada and Mexico, is toxic and dangerous for human consumption due to the equine medications it retains.
The U.S. House recently passed the “Restore Our American Mustangs Act,” which would protect wild horses in 10 western states by providing additional land and protections. But Rep. Doc Hastings, (R-Wash.) isn’t a huge fan. “With all of the issues that are facing our country,” Hastings told POLITICO, […]
by R.T. Fitch WASHINGTON D.C. (SFHH) – My wife, Terry, and I joined fellow horse lovers from around the U.S. in Washington D.C. to participate in the Humane Society of the U.S. (HSUS) and the Animal Welfare Institute’s (AWI) “Horses on the Hill” day, July 14th. Many areas […]
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 […]
Houston, TX (SFHH UPDATE) Daily, on this blog, we attempt to bring to you horse related news: some of it good, more often than not, some of it bad. So today we will do something different, we will add some good, personal news. For years the issue of […]
Tune into the internet sensation “Howling Ridge Radio” this Wednesday, June 17 @ 9:30p Eastern. Our guest will be Jerry Finch, founder and President of Habitat for Horses (www.habitatforhorses.org).