Source: Equine Advocates This beautiful image of rescued Thoroughbred, Freddie was taken by #EllenLynch. I mentioned Freddie’s case during my testimony yesterday. After racing 51 times, he was retrained and successfully performed on the show circuit for years, only to be discarded when he could no longer compete. […]
“I would like to tip my hat to the Fathers, both two and four legged, who have protected, provided for, nurtured, trained and raised their biological charges with dignity and respect. A good father makes for a better future adult and a better world.
But as we age, many of us no longer can say ‘thank you’ to those family leaders who made us all what we are today. Be it death or illness, our parent is, perhaps, a loving memory or a spirit that still whispers in your ear and keeps us on the straight and narrow.
So for those who can hug their dads and enjoy this day I say revel in it to the hilt…and for those of us who cannot, I offer up this song and video to give you strength, peace and a reminder that you are not alone. May you all have a blessed day” ~ R.T.
Source: Coalition to Ban Horse Drawn Carriages Tragic carriage horse accident in Ireland (carriage being removed) AMERICAN COUPLE DIE IN IRELAND IN TRAGIC HORSE CARRIAGE ACCIDENT While the road appeared to be treacherous, the horse apparently spooked and bolted, pulling the carriage into the ravine and killing himself […]
Source: change.org After over 63,745 people signed the petition below on change.org, Extreme Mustang Makeover contacted the person who started the petition and and confirmed that Eli Slabaugh was no longer an active and approved trainer with Mustang Heritage Foundation and the Extreme Mustang Makeover. Slabaugh “willingly withdrew himself” […]
Great news in the 2018 Budget: America’s wild and domestic equines will be saved from slaughter and destruction
BREAKING NEWS! In the 2018 Budget, AMERICA’S WILD AND DOMESTIC EQUINES WILL BE SAVED FROM SLAUGHTER AND DESTRUCTION! Thanks to all of YOU for making the many phone calls, sending faxes letters and visiting with your Congressional representatives. The language for the Omnibus Spending Bill has been released […]
In 2004, Congress recognized the first official National Day of the Horse, and expressed this: Encouraging citizens to be mindful of the contribution of horses to the economy, history, and character of the United States and expressing the sense of Congress that a National Day of the Horse […]
You’re probably not one of the less than 5,000 people in the entire U.S. that visit the facebook page of the pro-horse slaughter United Horsemen. In 2012, The Oregonian reported that Dave Duquette (the President of United Horsemen) was trying to start a horse slaughter plant in […]