by Terry and R.T. Fitch Over the Labor Day Weekend of 2009 the Bureau of Land Management (BLM) bumbled an ill-conceived and mismanage round up of the world famous “Cloud’s Herd” of the Pryor Mountains in Montana. Ignoring their studies and the advice of experts they stampeded horses […]
“If I had to guess, I’d say she’s around 36,” the vet told us as Lexi stood in the stock at his clinic. “Having a baby at that age is dangerous, and that’s if a mare is in great shape. Lexi is malnourished, full of worms and in […]
by Jerry Finch (August 25, 2009) I’ve spent the last few days going over some very old articles that I wrote long ago. It’s simply sad to realize that nothing has changed, that all the words, the arguments, the bills submitted in Congress and the massive letter writing […]
Habitat for Horses could use your help Bonham, TX – With 76 horses rescued from a ranch in Denton County and 23 taken from a ranch in Fannin County, animal rescue groups are struggling to stay afloat. The Humane Society reported they are under a lot of financial […]
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.