NEWARK, N.J. (AP) Broadway Kevin waited in the auction holding pen, a successful harness horse whose life was now worth less than the cost to take care of him. If the local Amish farmers bought him, he’d spend his last years pulling carriages over the countryside. If the […]
Four years ago, a pretty chestnut yearling filly with a crooked leg was facing certain death. The “kill truck” had arrived at the Massachusetts thoroughbred breeding farm where she’d been born, and the owners, knowing that the filly could never withstand the rigors of training, were preparing to […]
Horses on the Hill Over the years I have received a multitude of emails asking what can be done to halt the slaughter of the symbol of our national heritage, the American Horse. Often I have felt helpless in offering no more than a simple letter to the appropriate […]
What You Can Do to Help Save Cloud’s Herd and America’s Wild Horses Over 40% of America’s wild horses have been removed from the wild from 2000-2008 alone and if the agency responsible for managing our wild horses, the Bureau of Land Management, does not change we are […]
Welfare group comment on Arabian slaughter position June 17, 2009 by John Holland I found the justifications of their pro-slaughter resolution put forward by the Arabian Horse Association officials in the Jurga Report, and cited in Horsetalk.co.nz, to be most enlightening. They give a graphic indication of the […]
Manns Choice, PA (SFHH) – Christy Sheidy, Co-founder of Another Chance 4 Horses, reports that her organization tracked down a dealer in Virginia who purchased the sorrel and white and then sold the horse to a kill buyer. The horse was located in the New Holland kill pen […]
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).
Image via Wikipedia June 14, 2009 FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Arabian committee at odds with Arabian Horse Association’s resolution on horse slaughter CHICAGO, (EWA) – Subsequent to an Equine Welfare Alliance press release (June 9, 2009) calling attention to the Arabian Horse Association’s (AHA) passing a resolution in support […]
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.