Friends of Animals’ court battle saves more than 2,000 of Wyoming’s wild horses

PRESS RELEASE — (March 20, 2017)  Friends of Animals (FoA) just obtained another remarkable victory for wild horses—the organization challenged one of the largest wild horse roundups in Wyoming’s Red Desert Complex and won. In 2016, the U.S. Bureau of Land Management (BLM) authorized the roundup and removal of 2,096 wild horses from the Lost… Continue reading Friends of Animals’ court battle saves more than 2,000 of Wyoming’s wild horses

Help Tara rehabilitate Mojo and Hotshot — rescued from slaughter

Tara Laging of Horizons Pediatric Therapy writes: Meet my two new, very sick geldings Mojo and Hotshot. I gave them tough guy names because they deserve it! The pictures don't even reveal the severity. Mojo is a 17 year old sorrel gelding, about 15.2 hands. He is such a loving, sweet boy! He tried so… Continue reading Help Tara rehabilitate Mojo and Hotshot — rescued from slaughter

It’s National Smile Week: Do horses smile?

DO HORSES SMILE? We've already had a bit on do horses laugh. Do horses smile? They look the same to me. But there's more to it than meets the eye. Megan Friendlander writing for Country Living Magazine states: In fact, horses have 17 facial expressions, three more than chimpanzees. For example, horses raise the inner… Continue reading It’s National Smile Week: Do horses smile?

Front Range Equine Rescue Files Suit to Stop Surgical Sterilization ‘Research’ on Oregon’s Wild Horses

Nonprofit Horse Rescue Group Challenges Inhumane Experimental Surgery PRESS RELEASE HINES, Ore. (July 26, 2016) – Front Range Equine Rescue (FRER), a national nonprofit working to end the abuse and neglect of horses through rescue, advocacy and education, announced today it is suing the U.S. Department of the Interior’s Bureau of Land Management to stop… Continue reading Front Range Equine Rescue Files Suit to Stop Surgical Sterilization ‘Research’ on Oregon’s Wild Horses

High-end horses: The ultimate jet setters

Cross-posted from CNN Featured Image: Filed with this Report by HEATHER BUCHANAN for CNN (CNN)When the world's best athletes travel they receive first class treatment from expedited security to special meals to extra legroom. The same is true for the four-legged world of top show jumping horses. With major horse show competitions in Shanghai, Paris,… Continue reading High-end horses: The ultimate jet setters

Feinstein Supports Ending Abusive Horse Soring

PRESS RELEASE Washington DC (July 25, 2016)—Senator Dianne Feinstein (D-Calif.) today applauded a decision by the U.S. Department of Agriculture to strengthen enforcement of the Horse Protection Act and end inhumane practices known as soring, the use of painful devices or chemicals to force an unnatural gait. Senator Feinstein is an original cosponsor of the… Continue reading Feinstein Supports Ending Abusive Horse Soring