$20K reward for info on killings of 5 wild horses in Nevada

by The Associated Press | 4 Oct 22 LAS VEGAS (AP) — A $20,000 reward is now being offered for information leading to the arrest and conviction of whoever killed five wild horses in eastern Nevada late last year, the Bureau of Land Management announced Monday. BLM officials said the National Mustang Association pledged to double… Continue reading $20K reward for info on killings of 5 wild horses in Nevada

Horse slaughter ban hits D.C. speed bump

The SAFE Act stalled in a Congressional committee earlier last week, which means horses are still not safe from entering the slaughter pipeline. Slaughter for human consumption. Why do we continue supplying people with meat from our horses when a reportedly eight out of 10 Americans oppose it? "The reality of horse slaughter is horrific… Continue reading Horse slaughter ban hits D.C. speed bump

Upper west siders in NYC speak out about carriage horses

Following the collapse of carriage horse Ryder in Midtown Manhattan this past August, a poll by The Animal Legal Defense Fund and Voters for Animal Rights showed that 71% of New York City voters support a ban on horse-drawn carriages. The New York Times reported that Ryder’s collapse “reignited calls from residents, celebrities and politicians… Continue reading Upper west siders in NYC speak out about carriage horses

Przewalski horses: Could cloning save this endangered species?

By Hannah Brown  with AP  •  Updated: 28/09/2022 - 17:12 Ms Brown writes: Thanks to sci-fi films, clones don’t usually have a good reputation. But what if it was the only way to keep an endangered species healthy? Formerly extinct in the wild, the Przewalski's horse has survived for the past 40 years almost entirely in zoos around the world. Several wild… Continue reading Przewalski horses: Could cloning save this endangered species?

Viral video showing what happens to horses during hurricanes shocks viewers

Via Newsweek » A video that sheds light on what happens to horses during hurricanes has gone viral on social media and upset thousands of viewers. Sam J. Hobbs, a Florida horse owner, posted the video to TikTok on Tuesday, writing: "[I] braided my info in my horse's mane [and I'm] leaving him outside for… Continue reading Viral video showing what happens to horses during hurricanes shocks viewers

Animal protesters call for an end to carriage horses

PHILADELPHIA, Pennsylvania Chris Mautner, reporting for PennLive, writes: A group of animal rights activists gathered outside Philadelphia’s City Hall on Monday to call for an end to the use of horses to pull tourist carriages through the city, according to a story from WHYY. The group protested under the vacant City Council chambers, demanding Philly politicians… Continue reading Animal protesters call for an end to carriage horses

Letter in The Chief re exploitation of NYC carriage horses

By ELIZABETH FOREL | Coalition to Ban Horse-Drawn Carriages My letter in The Chief:   (The Chief is a paper read by New York union members, municipal  workers and legislators)  TWU = Transport Workers Union Local 100 Horse Sense Posted Thursday, September 15, 2022 7:33 pm To the editor: “TWU opposed bill that would ban Central Park horse carriages” (The… Continue reading Letter in The Chief re exploitation of NYC carriage horses

Her Majesty’s life with horses celebrated by Horse & Hound

» Horse & Hound UK | Special Collectors' Edition | Buy It Online » by Eleanor Jones Her Majesty Queen Elizabeth II’s life with horses is celebrated in a special collectors’ edition of Horse & Hound. From the tiny princess’s first experience of the “satiny softness” of her father King George VI’s racehorses to the Fell pony… Continue reading Her Majesty’s life with horses celebrated by Horse & Hound

Nationwide Wild Horse Freedom Rallies Sept 23 & 24

House Energy & Commerce Committee kills the S.A.F.E Act Nationwide Wild Horse Freedom Rally Calls for Ban on Export of America's Horses, Domestic and Wild, for slaughter across US Borders! Sept. 21, 2022 | EINPresswire.com/ Nationwide rallies have been scheduled months ago to take place across the country on Friday, September 23 and Saturday, September… Continue reading Nationwide Wild Horse Freedom Rallies Sept 23 & 24

The cowboy and the Queen who bonded over horses

A cowboy from California will sit alongside heads of state at Queen Elizabeth II's funeral on Monday. Monty Roberts' unique method of training horses impressed the Queen and formed the basis of a decades-long friendship. In 2011, she made Monty an honorary Member of the Royal Victorian Order, an honour bestowed on people who have… Continue reading The cowboy and the Queen who bonded over horses