Breeders’ Cup clears Baffert to run

This is why horse racing, among many other reasons, should be banned. It is corrupt. But this is not news. The following isn't either. It is the same ol', same ol'. ESPN reports: Quote LEXINGTON, Ky. — Bob Baffert can enter horses in the Breeders' Cup next month at Del Mar, but the event's all-time… Continue reading Breeders’ Cup clears Baffert to run

Mustangs and Renegades

Unfortunately it seems the BLM have an awfully interesting interpretation of the terms of their remit and have done everything in their power to reduce the numbers of horses in the wild and find as many ways as possible to contravene not only the spirit of the law, but the letter as well," writes Critic,… Continue reading Mustangs and Renegades

Horseplayers file RICO lawsuit against Bob Baffert for losing Kentucky Derby wagers

By STEVE ZORN for PASTTHEWIRE.COM This is fascinating stuff. Finally someone who knows and understands is reporting on this. —TH. Mr Zorn writes: Last week, four disgruntled bettors sued Kentucky Derby winner Medina Spirit’s trainer Bob Baffert and owner Amr Zedan, claiming that the horse’s failed post—Kentucky Derby drug test was the tip of an iceberg… Continue reading Horseplayers file RICO lawsuit against Bob Baffert for losing Kentucky Derby wagers

Five crime gang arrests over unfit horse meat entering food chain

Horses nuzzle in Ireland.

Gardaí believe some animals have effectively been smuggled into the food chain THE IRISH TIMES by Connor Lang (2 Jul 20) — Gardai have arrested five people as part of a lengthy investigation into horse meat unfit for human consumption entering the food chain by manipulation of safety measures. The five were held on suspicion… Continue reading Five crime gang arrests over unfit horse meat entering food chain

Milkshaking at Santa Anita

No mistaking. There was milkshaking at Santa Anita, with a side order of doping, according to the New York Times. These things typically go unchecked like most of horse racing's unscrupulous activities. However, one would think the Santa Anita cheaters would have been a bit more subtle with a media "death watch" settled in at… Continue reading Milkshaking at Santa Anita

Urgent Alert! Devil’s Garden wild horses need you

Cloud the Stallion watches over his territory. The Cloud Foundation. VIA THE CLOUD FOUNDATION Devil’s Garden Horses and Adopters need your help! Dear friends, Nearly 1,000 Devil’s Garden wild horses captured in October’s round up are in danger of being sold for slaughter. Despite public opposition and California law, which makes it a felony to… Continue reading Urgent Alert! Devil’s Garden wild horses need you

Wild horse populations in Oregon on the rise says the BLM

BLM captures 155 wild horses in Oregon, Sept. 4, 2016. Source: Return to Freedom.

The BLM says Oregon’s wild horse and burro populations are greater than the rangelands can handle in balance with other public land uses. PORTLAND, Ore. (May 16, 2017) — Amanda Peacher reporting for the Associated Press writes: New numbers from the Bureau of Land Management show Oregon’s wild horse and burro populations are on the… Continue reading Wild horse populations in Oregon on the rise says the BLM

BLM claims to investigate sale of 1700 wild horses to slaughter

Captured Mustangs nuzzle for comfort. Image / Elyse Gardner.

Well, it's that time again. The annual propaganda party that is the meeting of the Bureau of Land Management's Wild Horse and Burro Advisory Board. We have listened or watched the annual mishmash of misrepresentation, manipulation and outright lies about how many wild horses and burros have been rounded up, why they have been rounded… Continue reading BLM claims to investigate sale of 1700 wild horses to slaughter