NY scientific expert found Otomax in Medina Spirits’ post race urine

Medina Spirit's KY Derby Participation 'Folly' Scientist says horse should not have been allowed to run after treatment with Otomax. THE BLOODHORSE reports: (28 June 22, 1:04 pm) — Dr. George Maylin, a New York scientific expert who tested post-race urine from Medina Spirit  after the 2021 Kentucky Derby Presented by Woodford Reserve (G1) at Churchill Downs and reported… Continue reading NY scientific expert found Otomax in Medina Spirits’ post race urine

Haskell could see the return of Baffert

THE PAULICK REPORT reports: Trainer Bob Baffert plans to return to training on Sunday, July 3, following the conclusion of a 90-day suspension issued by the Kentucky Horse Racing Commission. According to the Asbury Park Press, the nine-time winner of the Grade 1 Haskell could send one or more top 3-year-old entrants to the Jersey Shore… Continue reading Haskell could see the return of Baffert

Push the passage of federal bills that will outlaw horse slaughter

A horse in slaughter buyer Mike McCarron's trailer in Cleburne, Texas, August, 2019. USA Today.

Donation Update We need one last, big push to meet our goal to pay for lobbying expenses. Matching gift offer! Please donate $5.00 and our sponsors will add $15.00 to it and turn your $5.00 donation into a $20.00 donation. Make a fast, free and safe donation here. Choose and hit send on the landing… Continue reading Push the passage of federal bills that will outlaw horse slaughter

20-Minute Vegan Basil Pesto Pasta

Hey there. How about something quick and easy to make. We mean really quick and easy! And wonderfully delicious. It is by The Green Loot. Cuisine: Italian, veganPrep Time: 5 minutesCook Time: 15 minutesTotal Time: 20 minutesServings: 2 Ingredients 2,5 cup fresh basil leaves1 small clove garlic1/3 cup pine nut1/5 cup olive oil4 pinch salt2… Continue reading 20-Minute Vegan Basil Pesto Pasta

I tried horse therapy and it changed the way I see life

Horse looking out from Barn Door from blog.posterjack.ca.

Equine-assisted therapy encompasses a range of treatments that involve activities with horses and other equines to promote human physical and mental health. The use of Equine-assisted therapy and has roots in antiquity. Equine-assisted therapy has been applied to physical health issues in modern form dating to the 1960s.  https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=fKt3wi1bzDc Of course, all horse lovers know… Continue reading I tried horse therapy and it changed the way I see life

Wild horse adoption, sale coming to central Pennsylvania

About 60 wild horses and burros will be brought to Shale Knoll Arena at Annville by the Bureau of Land Management for a “placement event” Friday and Saturday, June 10-11. Adoptions and sales of the animals will be held by appointment from 8 a.m.-5 p.m. Friday and 8 a.m.-1 p.m. Placements will occur in one-hour… Continue reading Wild horse adoption, sale coming to central Pennsylvania

Memorial Day 2022

More than 8 million horses, mules and donkeys died in World War I alone. These rugged animals transported ammunition and supplies over landscapes that vehicles could not navigate. And they suffered the same fate as the human warriors, dying from shellfire, weather, chemical gas, or disease. First World War: 7,000 horses died in one day… Continue reading Memorial Day 2022

PAST Act and SAFE Act Subcommittee hearings set for May 26

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The Energy and Commerce Subcommittee on Consumer Commerce and Protection will hold a hearing on the Prevent All Soring Tactics (PAST) Act (H.R. 5441) and the Save America’s Forgotten Equines (SAFE) Act (H.R. 3355), scheduled for 12:00 PM EST on Thursday, May 26. The PAST Act addresses the practice of soring horses. The soring of… Continue reading PAST Act and SAFE Act Subcommittee hearings set for May 26

Will downed NYC carriage horse video bring an end to the trade?

NEW YORK, NY - APRIL 21: A carriage horse trots near Central Park on April 21, 2014 in New York City. New York Mayor Bill de Blasio, a Democrat, made a campaign pledge to ban carriages in Central Park. As the horse carriage industry, which mainly takes tourists through the park, has come under criticism from animal welfare agencies, many New Yorkers are voicing their support for the horses and drivers. On Saturday animal welfare activists protested in front of actor Liam Neeson's home after he wrote a newspaper piece in support of the carriage horses. (Photo by Spencer Platt/Getty Images)

No. But we know what will. We are not banking on what happened to a carriage horse recently in NYC bringing an end to the trade — and all the misery, abuse and mayhem that goes with it. It is just another "final straw" in a trail of so many final straws. Can no one… Continue reading Will downed NYC carriage horse video bring an end to the trade?

Iceland urged to ban ‘blood farms’ that extract hormone from pregnant horses

EU concern over ‘cruel’ practice of taking blood from mares to create hormone products that increase reproduction in farmed animals THE GUARDIAN NEWSPAPER | 16 May 2022 Iceland is under pressure to ban the production of a hormone extracted from pregnant horses, a practice that has been described as “cruel” and “animal abuse”.The hormone is… Continue reading Iceland urged to ban ‘blood farms’ that extract hormone from pregnant horses