Australian horse welfare taskforce receives federal support

A horse cast off by the Thoroughbred racing industry awaits slaughter for human consumption at the Meramist Abattoir in Queenland, Australia.

The reports: "The head of a new horse welfare taskforce, Denis Napthine, has welcomed support from federal agriculture minister David Littleproud, who has promised to make federal department resources available to the working group. "Mr Littleproud strongly endorsed the new welfare taskforce on Friday, which has been formed to research better post-retirement outcomes for… Continue reading Australian horse welfare taskforce receives federal support

Horse abuse horror case in Lexington (US)

ABC affliate WTVQ Channel 36 Lexington, Kentucky reports: More Than 60 Horses Found Dead or Dying on Farm Investigators with the SPCA and the Mason County Sheriff's Department are investigating a report of horse abuse on a farm. Investigators tell Action News 36 they found close to 70 horses dead or starving on the farm.… Continue reading Horse abuse horror case in Lexington (US)