by Cody Benjamin as published on CBS Sports Protesters had long campaigned for an end to the horse racing season at the facilities Less than a month after owners of Santa Anita Park, a Thoroughbred race track in Arcadia, California, kept the facility open despite more than two […]
By Joe Drape and Corina Knoll as published on NYTimes.com Racetracks in the United States have a particular problem with horses dying. Nearly 10 horses a week on average died at American racetracks in 2018… ARCADIA, Calif. — On the morning of March 29, Santa Anita Park was […]
by Perry Backus as published on Ravalli Republic The quarantine was put in place as a precaution after one of the horses brought to the event died and another was euthanized Thursday… The mustangs and wild burros slated for adoption at the Ravalli County Fairgrounds are currently under […]
By Dianne Feinstein as published on The Orange County Register This is the only sport in our country where we accept – even expect – athletes to die in competition. There’s no question that horse racing is a spectacle. There are few moments as breathtaking as 20 1,000-pound […]
by Tim Sullivan, Louisville Courier Journal This is no time for neutrality. With horse racing under unprecedented pressure to put its barns in order, the National Thoroughbred Racing Association finally weighed in Wednesday in support of a bill designed to prevent the return of a domestic horse slaughter […]
John Holland, Pres. of Equine Welfare Alliance, corrects BEEF magazine commentary on horse slaughter in the U.S.
John Holland, Pres. of Equine Welfare Alliance by Debbie Coffey, V.P. & Dir. of Wild Horse Affairs, Wild Horse Freedom Federation BEEF magazine posted a commentary titled “Will reinstating horse slaughter in the U.S. improve horse welfare?“ written by Courtney L Daigle, an Assistant Professor of Animal Welfare at […]
by Chris Saeger of Western Values Project “Zinke’s time in office was marred by scandal and self interest” Ryan Zinke’s Interior Department felt a lot like a horror movie. And now? We might be getting a sequel. According to The Hill, “Former Interior Secretary Ryan Zinke is not […]