Back in the blogging saddle again soon

Hello there. It has been a wild and crazy month. We have been so busy since the beginning of the year we have hardly had time to catch our breath let alone blog. We even put Patsy our vegan bloggist on assignment so that's why you haven't heard anything from her. But she's been saving… Continue reading Back in the blogging saddle again soon

Secret Santa time Christmas match

Greetings horse lovers! Secret Santa Time Our Secret Santa for 2018 has been awesome and helping horses and us in all sorts of wonderful, magical ways. He is now offering a matching gift opportunity to all of you! Double up on yuletide love for horses with us. • Make a Matching Gift Donation » •… Continue reading Secret Santa time Christmas match

Help stop cruel transport of horses in double decker trucks

AWI (Animal Welfare Institute) Sept. 27, 2018 — The bipartisan Horse Transportation Safety Act (H.R. 4040)—led by Reps. Steve Cohen (D-TN) and Walter Jones (R-NC)—would prohibit the interstate transportation of horses in a motor vehicle containing two or more levels stacked on top of one another. This measure would ensure that horses are not crammed in… Continue reading Help stop cruel transport of horses in double decker trucks

Deaths of rescued slaughter bound horses a painful reminder not much has changed

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HORSE SLAUGHTER (by Vivian Grant Farrell) — 2017 has been a tough year for many reasons. The toughest for me personally has been the deaths of two beloved horses. Fourteen years ago, when Texans for Horses became the Fund for Horses I rescued four slaughter bound Quarter horses from a Texas feedlot. They had no… Continue reading Deaths of rescued slaughter bound horses a painful reminder not much has changed

U.S. Agribusiness lobbying hard for return of horse slaughter

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WASHINGTON, D.C. — Meat peddlers in the U.S. are happy. Why? In a word. China. While trying to put together some statistics on U.S. meat production and consumption during Meat Out for Mustangs, a meat man made this remark to Tuesday's Horse, "The meat industry here [U.S.] could care less if the entire English speaking world… Continue reading U.S. Agribusiness lobbying hard for return of horse slaughter

Dual campaigns can benefit all NA horses threatened with entering the slaughter pipeline

WASHINGTON, D.C. (Horse Slaughter) — Dual anti-horse slaughter campaigns launched by The Horse Fund could benefit all NA horses threatened with entering the slaughter pipeline. Canadian horse slaughter plant owners are lining the pockets of U.S. federal lawmakers and lobbying them to ensure U.S. horses continue to go to their country for slaughter. Horse slaughter plants… Continue reading Dual campaigns can benefit all NA horses threatened with entering the slaughter pipeline

Join our State Anti-Horse Slaughter Campaign

LOUISVILLE,KY (Horse Slaughter) — We need your help and support to fight against horse slaughter at the State level. Join us. Here's why. Horse Meat Inspection Defunding (1) If the defunding provision of USDA horse meat inspections continues so it cannot be exported for sale, we still need to continue working hard to close the… Continue reading Join our State Anti-Horse Slaughter Campaign

Senate Appropriations Cmte votes to continue defunding of horse meat inspections

WASHINGTON, D.C. (July 20, 2017) — The U.S. Senate Appropriations Committee voted in favor of an amendment to bar any horse slaughter plants from opening again on U.S. soil. Sens. Tom Udall, D-N.M., and Lindsey Graham, R-S.C., led the bipartisan effort, with fellow committee members Sens. Christopher Coons, D-Del., Susan Collins, R-Maine, Dianne Feinstein, D-Calif.,… Continue reading Senate Appropriations Cmte votes to continue defunding of horse meat inspections

House Appropriations Cmte votes against continued defunding of horse meat inspections

WASHINGTON, D.C. — Although our staff and volunteers have been on vacation, our lobbyists in Washington, D.C. have not been. Far from it. Our expert team have been hard at it. They are determined get the victory and battling hard on behalf of America's horses in the nation's capitol. And they have all the necessary… Continue reading House Appropriations Cmte votes against continued defunding of horse meat inspections

Former racehorses rescued from slaughter

Update 5/17/2017 8:17 a.m EST. Since Shedrow Confessions seems to have a handle on the backstory to this report, we will refer you to them and close our investigation. Go to shedrowconfessions.com for their story. Warning: Foul Language. SAN DIEGO, Calif. (Source) — A San Diego County horse rescue is saving 20 thoroughbred racehorses from being slaughtered for… Continue reading Former racehorses rescued from slaughter