Legislation to further protect performance horses against practices that artificially increase their gait comes before the House Wednesday for what is expected to be an emotionally charged hearing.
Source: Fox News.com “With today’s court ruling and the very real prospect of plants resuming barbaric killing of horses for their meat in the states, we expect the American public to recognize the urgency of the situation and to demand that Congress take action,” A federal appeals court […]
Central Oregon Wild Horse Coalition, The U.S Forest Service, Crook County Sheriff The Humane Society of the United States is offering a reward of up to $5,000 for information leading to the identification, arrest and conviction of the person or persons responsible for the shooting this month of […]
Source: HorseTalk.co.nz “To compromise would not free the Tennessee walking horse from this bondage forever…” Legislation before Congress aimed at toughening measures around soring could end the cruel practice forever, the immediate past-president of the Tennessee Walking Horse Breeders and Exhibitors Association says. Marty Irby was commenting on […]
Source: by Holly Gann as published in the Alamogordo Daily News Horse slaughter is a cause of, not a solution to, any surplus of horses in this country. The option to send horses to slaughter perpetuates overbreeding of horses, and more than 100,000 horses are sentenced to die […]
Source: Multiple “They tried to burn the place down…” ALBUQUERQUE, N.M. • Arsonists set fire to the southeastern New Mexico company that planned to resume domestic horse slaughter next week, the company’s owner said Tuesday. “They tried to burn the place down,” Valley Meat Co. owner Rick De […]
Source: By Tim Ghianni of KFGO.com The alternative show this weekend does not include the controversial “Big Lick” NASHVILLE, Tennessee (Reuters) – An animal welfare group fiercely opposed to what it calls cruel treatment of famed Tennessee Walking Horses is backing an alternative show that does not judge […]