U.S. Senator Tom Udall calls for the end of doping in horse racing

WASHINGTON, D.C. — U.S. Senator Tom Udall (D-NM) issued the following press release yesterday. It is of course important to demand it. It is another to actually introduce a bill, push it through and get it done. Udall is plucky and has the determination necessary to succeed. Sen. Udall is of course keenly aware of racehorse… Continue reading U.S. Senator Tom Udall calls for the end of doping in horse racing

How one snapped, dangling leg changed a heart forever

LOUISVILLE, Ky. (Horse Racing) — It's Derby Day, Louisville's biggest event of the year, even bigger than Christmas and most likely generates more revenue than that blessed event ever will. There is nothing blessed about horse racing, especially the drug and death riddled variety put on in the USofA. An example of whereof we speak… Continue reading How one snapped, dangling leg changed a heart forever

Racing through the slaughter pipeline — Remember Ferdinand and Exceller

LOUISVILLE, Ky. — U.S. horse racing has an increasingly worsening reputation regarding the treatment of its racehorses chiefly because of the egregious use of illicit drugs and the tragic stream of breakdowns and deaths of racehorses. A recent trend is the alarming number of breakdown and deaths of racehorses as young as two and three during training… Continue reading Racing through the slaughter pipeline — Remember Ferdinand and Exceller

Take a stand with us on horse legislation pending right now in Washington

WASHINGTON, D.C. — Here is where The Horse Fund stands on horse legislation pending right now in the nation's capital. We invite you to please join us. THE 115th CONGRESS (2017-2018) • H.R. 113 — ENDORSE THE SAFE ACT — Outlawing the slaughter of U.S. horses at home and abroad. Committees: Referred to the Committee on Energy… Continue reading Take a stand with us on horse legislation pending right now in Washington