Petition China to stop importing donkeys to use their hides for medicine

Andrew Gregor of Lafayette, California started a Change.org Petition China currently imports tens of thousands of donkeys primarily from African nations in order to slaughter them. They do this in order to extract gelatin from the donkey hides. Innocent animals are being shipped overseas and butchered in order to produce ejiao, a traditional Chinese medicine… Continue reading Petition China to stop importing donkeys to use their hides for medicine

Bethlehem’s police horses to get new home

Nicole Radzievich reporting for The Morning Call writes: Bethlehem's [Pennsylvania] four police horses will be moving into some new digs come fall. Friends of the Mounted Police, a nonprofit that raises money for the unit, has signed a lease for 10 acres of land next to the Holy Saviour Cemetery on Linden Street. Allentown Diocese,… Continue reading Bethlehem’s police horses to get new home

Detroit-based company to continue funding Detroit police horses

The unit has a long history of police work dating all the way back to 1893. • Click on Detroit reports: The Detroit Police Department's mounted unit is one of the oldest in the country, and it will be around for at least the next three years thanks to a funding commitment that was announced… Continue reading Detroit-based company to continue funding Detroit police horses

Horses around the World: Kashmir

Featured Image: A Kashmiri man on a horse rides past walls of snow on the Zojila Pass, about 68 miles north of Srinagar, in Indian-controlled Kashmir, Saturday. The Srinagar-Leh national highway connecting Ladakh to the Kashmir Valley was re-opened to traffic Saturday after remaining closed for nearly six months. Dar Yasin/AP Horses suffer at the… Continue reading Horses around the World: Kashmir

Horses begin their annual return to Mackinac Island

I love how they make it sound like it's the horses' idea! What they should say is that people are beginning their annual return of horses to Mackinac Island. And no, we are not against everything, just most things. —Editor. Cross-posted from MLive.com They say: MACKINAC ISLAND, MI -- Teams of horses began to return… Continue reading Horses begin their annual return to Mackinac Island

Arabbers acquitted of most serious charges

As usual there is no one to speak up for the horses. —Editor Cross-posted by the Baltimore Sun By JESSICA ANDERSON A Baltimore district judge acquitted six arabbers Friday of the most serious charges stemming from an inspection at a Hollins Market horse stable last year. Judge Nicole Pastore-Klein made the ruling on abuse and… Continue reading Arabbers acquitted of most serious charges