Horses have a crusty remnant of evolution stuck to their legs

Horse Chestnuts • Written by RACHAEL FUNNELL, IFL Science EVOLUTION has a funny way of leaving the residue of past adaptations in strange places on animals' bodies, and chestnuts on horses' legs are a fine example. Nobody’s quite sure what horse chestnuts exactly are, but they’re believed to be a remnant left behind from horses’… Continue reading Horses have a crusty remnant of evolution stuck to their legs

Roundup, disease outbreak punctuate year of headlines for wild horses

by DENNIS WEBB, Grand Junction Colorado Sentinel » THE deaths of scores of rounded-up wild horses in a holding facility in Cañon City and the removal of hundreds more from public rangelands in Rio Blanco County kept the controversial issue of wild-horse management front and center in media headlines this year. More than 140 horses… Continue reading Roundup, disease outbreak punctuate year of headlines for wild horses

Opinion: Why hasn’t Canada stopped horses from being shipped to slaughter overseas?

It is nearly 2023. So . . . ? Came across this Opinion piece entitled, "Canada needs to stop live exports for overseas slaughter", published by the Daily Hive, dated 16 December 2022. It was written for the Daily Hive by Chantelle Archambault of the Vancouver Humane Society. Ms Archbault tell us: Sunday night on the cold… Continue reading Opinion: Why hasn’t Canada stopped horses from being shipped to slaughter overseas?

Theodore Roosevelt National Park considers zeroing out its wild horses

20th December 2022 | Inforum.com. Park administrators are proposing gradual elimination of the horse herd. Other alternatives include no change in managing the horses or expedited removal of the horses and longhorn cattle. Patrick Springer reports: MEDORA, N.D. (Dec 20, 2022) — The wild horses that have roamed the Badlands of Theodore Roosevelt National Park… Continue reading Theodore Roosevelt National Park considers zeroing out its wild horses

Building a retirement home for NYC carriage horses

Via Bloomberg News | New York City | 23 Dec 2022 New York politicians have long promised to do away with carriage horse rides. An animal sanctuary wants to step in either way. By Amelia Pollard Tucked between northern Westchester’s golf courses and Tudor-style mansions, an 18-acre patch of land in South Salem, New York,… Continue reading Building a retirement home for NYC carriage horses

Good Samaritans rescue horse from icy Wisconsin lake

Watch: WCCO – CBS Minnesota/YouTube » horse who escaped his stable was found in an icy Wisconsin lake last week and was thankfully saved by a group of good Samaritans. Residents and neighbors told ABC News that they were relieved that they were able to save the horse who is named Jack after Leonardo Dicaprio’s “Titanic” character. Jack was able… Continue reading Good Samaritans rescue horse from icy Wisconsin lake

European horse meat fraud lives on

Ground horse meat. Source: TheTakeout.com.

Horse meat fraud is highly lucrative, largely because there is an abundant supply of product. It’s no wonder these cases have been showing up around the globe—both in countries that consume horse meat and those that do not. You may remember the horse meat scandal of 2013, which involved the recall of at least 10… Continue reading European horse meat fraud lives on

35 suspects arrested & 80 horses rescued from dismantled criminal horse meat gang in Spain

» WORLD ANIMAL NEWS by Lauren Lewis | 12 Dec 2022 In a major victory, a criminal organization in Spain that was illegally marketing horses for slaughter was recently dismantled by The Spanish Civil Guard (Guardia Civil) and Europol. Eighty horses, that displayed signs of animal abuse and had no veterinary care were also rescued… Continue reading 35 suspects arrested & 80 horses rescued from dismantled criminal horse meat gang in Spain

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Horse Fund signature horse. Used with permission. ©Bob Langrish.

Tuesday's Horse is the official blog of the Fund for Horses. We only occasionally request donor support here on our blog for our horse protection work. This is one of those occasions. We need some extra help this year. To make an online donation, please go here. Click the word 'send' (in blue) on the… Continue reading Your giving means a lot

Wild horse in Oregon killed by Bureau of Land Management during alleged illegal roundup

Bureau of Land Management "acutely injured" a wild horse resulting in its death during alleged illegal roundup in Oregon near the Pokegama Herd Management Area PRESS RELEASEWild Horse Ranch ProductionsDecember 7, 2022 YREKA, CA, US, December 7, 2022 /EINPresswire.com/ -- Vermont Law and Graduate School’s Environmental Advocacy Clinic filed a federal lawsuit against the US… Continue reading Wild horse in Oregon killed by Bureau of Land Management during alleged illegal roundup