First of all, let us address what the real solution to the neglect and cruelty of horses is. All actions begin in thought. Until people experience the healing power that reforms the thought, it will not matter if there are hundreds, thousands or millions of horses, there still will be those who commit cruel and… Continue reading Eating horses a solution to neglect and cruelty? We can answer that.
Chicago (EWA) - The long awaited Government Accountability Office (GAO) report on horse welfare fell far short of the respectable reporting we have come to expect from the GAO, even raising questions as to the agency's credibility. The Equine Welfare Alliance (EWA) and Animal Law Coalition (ALC) have issued an exhaustive analysis and executive summary,… Continue reading GAO follows horse slaughter lobby down the rabbit hole
Written by VIVIAN GRANT Milt Toby has examined the GAO horse slaughter report and the surplus horse population. Toby does not question that overbreeding is at issue, but questions how is it to be controlled. In his post on TheHorse.com, Toby states: An overabundance of horses and the ongoing recession are obvious contributors to a… Continue reading Milt Toby examines GAO horse slaughter report and overbreeding
Special to Tuesday's Horse Written by CAROLYN M. BETTS, PhD Economics The press release circulated by Representative Kristi Noem (R-SD) “GAO Confirms Problems With Horse Processing Restrictions” makes two claims based on the GAO report. The elimination of domestic slaughter plants has (a) reduced domestic horse auction prices and (b) increased rates of domestic equine… Continue reading Hats and Rabbits: Noem’s claims unsurprising but unsubstantiated
The U.S. Government Accountability Office released its report today on the impact of the cessation of domestic horse slaughter. It is a 68 page report with a number of arguable points. However, the important sections to note are Conclusions and Matters for Congressional Consideration. Matters for Congressional Consideration reads: In light of the unintended consequences… Continue reading GAO report on cessation of domestic horse slaughter released
PRESS RELEASE Equine Welfare Alliance EWA (June 19, 2011) -- A long overdue Government Accountability Office (GAO) report on the effect of closing the US horse slaughter plants is scheduled for release on Wednesday, June 22. Although the report's contents are to be kept confidential until released, slaughter supporters have been indicating for months that… Continue reading Pfizer sponsors live chat on “unwanted horses” and GAO slaughter report