ESPN to air horse slaughter segment week of Kentucky Derby

ESPN will air a special segment of E:60, Tuesday, May 3, 2011 at 7 pm, on the slaughter of racehorses taking place in the Miami area of Florida to supply the black market demand for horse meat for human consumption. "Inside the Horse Meat Black Market" airs the week of the Kentucky Derby to draw… Continue reading ESPN to air horse slaughter segment week of Kentucky Derby

Racehorse with champion bloodlines sold to slaughter for $50 (US)

By Kim Segal and John Zarrella, CNN MIAMI, Florida (CNN) -- Freedom's Flight is a beautiful thoroughbred with an impressive pedigree. His bloodlines can be traced to two of the greatest race horses of all time, Seattle Slew and Secretariat. But, unlike his kinship, Freedom's Flight's racing career ended before it had even started. It… Continue reading Racehorse with champion bloodlines sold to slaughter for $50 (US)

Horse may go from slaughter to Hollywood

South Florida horse found on death's door in running for movie Cross-posted from NBC Miami By JEFF BURNSIDE and BRIAN HAMACHER FREEDOM'S FLIGHT was found on the precipice of death last spring by police in Miami-Dade County. His flesh rotting, a broken leg, open sores and full of disease, the horse could barely stand when… Continue reading Horse may go from slaughter to Hollywood