Kentucky Supreme Court undercuts historical horse racing

Historic horse racing gambling machine. Source: OnlineGambling.com.

Chris Otts, reporting for WDRB TV Louisville, writes: The Kentucky Supreme Court on Thursday pulled the rug out from the state's $2 billion slot-like gaming industry in a surprise decision that some lawmakers say requires a legislative response. The high court unanimously ruled that the slot-like historical horse racing system in use at three of… Continue reading Kentucky Supreme Court undercuts historical horse racing

Study of equine abuse and neglect patterns produces surprising findings

EQUINE WELFARE ALLIANCE PRESS RELEASE EWA (Chicago) June 25, 2013 -- The Equine Welfare Alliance today released a statistical study on the rates of equine abuse and neglect across the US since 2000. The research examined equine abuse statistics from Colorado, Georgia, Idaho, Illinois, Maine and Oregon. Historical records of the number of cases of… Continue reading Study of equine abuse and neglect patterns produces surprising findings

Making horse slaughter dead is killing my business. Not.

Beauty was a 'throwaway', a horse on a slaughter-bound feedlot that nobody wanted. Well, I wanted her! Image: Remembering Beauty website.

Here we go again. Horse slaughter is dead. Long live horse slaughter. These ridiculous ideas keep getting published over and over. Do reporters do anything other than report opinions? How about some fact checking or simple reasoning? Oh, right. It's the editors; you don't have the time. In this case it is how banning horse… Continue reading Making horse slaughter dead is killing my business. Not.