Tag Archives: Horse slaughter

Unintended consequences plague horse slaughter issue

Ignoring the predictions of virtually all professional horse users, raisers, vets and equine associations, who warned there would be tragic results, the WMHL congratulated themselves righteously and derided those professionals who opposed them…Then the tragedy began. Yep, as my old … 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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A bad death indulges irrational emotions

Feral horses forage for food on dwindling ground cover near Placitas as debate continues on a proposed slaughterhouse. (Dean Hanson/Albuquerque Journal) By Myles C. Culbertson  / Former Executive Director, N.M. Livestock Board   via the Albuquerque Journal The horse slaughter issue … 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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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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