Category Archives: Horse Slaughter

Feds Under Fire in Arizona for Plan to Round Up Wild Horses

Conservationists in Arizona are ramping up efforts to stop the federal government from rounding up herds of wild horses in a local forest — a move opponents say puts the animals’ lives in jeopardy….Forest Service says the animals are a … Continue reading

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Wild Mustangs – A Legacy in 4K

All of this is well and good and even very “romantic.” If you wish to do (or support) things like this, please knock yourself out as long as you do it in a completely ethical manner (which means, as long … Continue reading

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Wyoming Wild Horse Roundups to Continue

It seems that push back from the Western States is becoming more and more common. That would be a good thing. Think secession. At least it is a step in the right direction.– jtl According to Gov. Matt Mead, “Wyoming … Continue reading

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Commons votes down bid for horse slaughter ban

Given that the U.S. “has no program in place to monitor the drugs given to horses and has no intention of creating one, the U.S. cannot export its horse meat directly to Europe,” he noted. — AGCanada.com Network Generally speaking, … Continue reading

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Court Lifts Temporary Ban On Horse Slaughter

by Amanda Radke in BEEF Daily An appeals court has vacated the ban on U.S. horse slaughter. A horse is an American icon. From the pioneers who utilized horses to explore the U.S. frontier, to the equines that have been … Continue reading

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Horse Slaughter, Horse Welfare A Victim of Legal Maneuvering

by Burt  Rutherford  in BEEF Editors’ Blog A surprise ruling by a New Mexico judge means horse slaughter can resume in the U.S. But animal rights activists will continue to inflict harm on horses with their legal meddling. In a move … Continue reading

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The fate of horses at risk

Bill Richardson…and …Robert Redford joined animal rights groups in a lawsuit to block the revival of horse slaughter in the United States, proclaiming they were “standing with Native American leaders,” to whom horse slaughter “constitutes a violation of tribal cultural … Continue reading

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Meat-packing is more humane for unwanted horses

by MICHAEL SWICKARD via Rio Rancho Observer Michael Swickard Especially out West, horses have a special place in our lives. Personally, any day I get horse snot on me is a good day. Along with my love of horses comes … Continue reading

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As celebrities protest horse slaughter, one permit blocked

LAS VEGAS REVIEW-JOURNAL FILE PHOTO Robert Redford speaks during a Sept. 22, 2004, appearance at the Rainbow Library in Las Vegas. Redford and former New Mexico Gov. Bill Richardson on Monday joined the fight against a return to domestic horse … Continue reading

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Taking water to the horse: Agency works to keep herds hydrated

There is but one thing that will stop the suffering–make these animals private property. — jtl, 419 By Amy Joi O’Donoghue, Deseret News Kevin Lloyd, West Desert wild horse specialist with the Bureau of Land Management, shows a photo of … Continue reading

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