Time and temperature limits in new UK horse transport laws

When you read some of the statements in this article, you wonder if those using horses are ever truly concerned about the horses if it does not at the same time accommodate them.—TH via Horse and Hound (UK) The equestrian industry has welcomed changes on journey times and conditions for horses in new animal welfare… Continue reading Time and temperature limits in new UK horse transport laws

Animal Angels’ equine transport to slaughter report (US)

For Immediate Release Nineteen months after filing a Freedom of Information request regarding violations of the Commercial Transportation of Equines to Slaughter Regulations, Animals Angels received records, covering a five year period that revealed blatant violations involving the transport of unfit horses. Information obtained: Between February 2002 and December 2006, the Transport to Slaughter Regulations… Continue reading Animal Angels’ equine transport to slaughter report (US)

New law would ban double decker transport for Illinois horses

In the week since a truck packed with 59 horses flipped in Lake County, killing at least 18 horses and injuring dozens more, the public has mourned. Local, state and federal authorities have investigated. Horse lovers -- here and across the nation -- have mobilized to help and raise awareness. And now lawmakers are taking… Continue reading New law would ban double decker transport for Illinois horses