In land of gauchos, Argentine filmmaker spotlights horse meat trade

Argentine horses. Photographer not specified.

BUENOS AIRES (Reuters) — Argentina is famed for its horses, whether excelling in polo matches or carrying gauchos through the Pampas farm lands. What’s less well known is what lies ahead for many horses after their best days are behind them: slaughter and sale as meat to gourmet buyers in Europe. In the investigative documentary… Continue reading In land of gauchos, Argentine filmmaker spotlights horse meat trade

France investigating 150 attacks on horses as speculation turns to Satanic cultism

Horses being tortured and killed in France could be due to some ritual or internet challenge (representational image). Reuters.

FORBES | CHRIS O'BRIEN | 29 Sept 20 Who is mutilating France's horses? France is facing an unprecedented wave of attacks on horses across the country that has left investigators baffled and farmers anxious about the safety of their animals. More than 150 horses have been mutilated in a series of seemingly random incidents. The… Continue reading France investigating 150 attacks on horses as speculation turns to Satanic cultism

Minimalist Baker’s simple Vegan Pizza

Vegan Pizza by Minimalist Baker, Dana Schultz.

“Ahh, pizza night. A thing to be cherished.” writes Minimalist Baker's Dana Schultz. Schultz loves pizza, and she can teach you to make vegan pizza that is out of this world that non-vegans will crave to eat. Non-vegans... you may never go back to “the other”. Minimalist Baker Pizza. Dana Shultz. Click image to learn… Continue reading Minimalist Baker’s simple Vegan Pizza

Salt River’s Wild Horses thrive with the help of loving volunteers

Salt River Wild Horses

WBIR CH. 10 NEWS via Emily Powers (KPNX) — Wild horses on the banks of Salt River are a sight that visitors and Arizonans alike love to see when they go to the area on float trips or just looking for a good photo opportunity.  The Salt River Wild Horse Management Group with the oversight… Continue reading Salt River’s Wild Horses thrive with the help of loving volunteers

Wild horse unchained: rescue sealed with a kiss

Wild horse freed from chains seems to say thanks with a kiss. Animal Channel.

BY ASHLEY BREWER | ANIMAL CHANNEL It’s not often that you see wild horses anymore. Sadly, not many of them still exist today and face extinction or total loss of habitat due to humans and suburban expansion. And the wild horses around the Danube Delta in Romania and Ukraine are, unfortunately, all too familiar with… Continue reading Wild horse unchained: rescue sealed with a kiss

Governor signs horse racing safety bills in California

Trainer Bob Baffert and Justify. Alex Evers/Eclipse Sportswire/Getty Images.

VIA THOROUGHBRED DAILY NEWS | Sept. 29, 2020 Gov. Gavin Newsom signed a law from Sen. Bill Dodd, D-Napa Tuesday to improve horse racing safety across California and build on reforms adopted last year. Additionally, the governor signed a second horse racing bill, co-authored by Sen. Dodd and Assembly member Adam Gray, D-Merced, incorporating recommendations… Continue reading Governor signs horse racing safety bills in California