Wild horses, bison bring biodiversity

Wild horses gallop across a meadow at a wildlife sanctuary in Milovice, Czech Republic, Friday, July 17, 2020. (AP Photo/Petr David Josek).

MILOVICE, Czech Republic (AP) — Wild horses, bison and other big-hoofed animals once roamed freely in much of Europe. Now they are transforming a former military base outside the Czech capital in an ambitious project to improve biodiversity. Where occupying Soviet troops once held exercises, massive bovines called tauros and other heavy beasts now munch… Continue reading Wild horses, bison bring biodiversity

30 horses at Killarney Station in N Territory shot dead

Killarney Station where at least 30 horses were brutally shot and killed. They had been hired to shoot and kill feral animals.

THE DAILY MAIL AUSTRALIA reports that 30 prized horses have been 'accidentally slaughtered' on a remote cattle station in the Northern Territory by members of a shooters club. Killarney Station manager Jamie Laurisson reported 30 of their horses, which were worth half-a-million dollars, were savagely killed. The two sports shooters entered the property without permission… Continue reading 30 horses at Killarney Station in N Territory shot dead

Budweiser Clydesdales’ moving 9/11 tribute remembered

Budweiser Clydesdale profile in close up. Budweiser image.

A bunch of horses made one of the greatest and widely remembered 9/11 tributes . . . in a Budweiser commercial featuring the company's iconic Clydesdales. Though it only aired once, during Super Bowl XXXVI on February 3, 2002, this Budweiser commercial has never been forgotten for the beautiful statements it makes about patriotism, unity, and the American spirit… Continue reading Budweiser Clydesdales’ moving 9/11 tribute remembered

When your dance partner is a horse

JoAnna Mendl Shaw by Jennifer Ferran (Courtesy of Shaw)

DANCE MAGAZINE By Kristyn Brady | 9 Sep 20 Visually stunning, sensitive and, yes, four-legged, horses make rewarding dance partners, says JoAnna Mendl Shaw, artistic director of The Equus Projects. Her company performs site-specific works that often bring dancers, horses and their riders into shared landscapes, from rural farm fields to urban parks. But her… Continue reading When your dance partner is a horse

France: Up to 30 horses killed, mutilated

Horse. France. Close Up. Photographer unknown.

PROBE UNDERWAY UPI reporting. By Sommer Brockaw. Aug. 29 (UPI) — French authorities said they're investigating the killing and mutilation of up to 30 horses and ponies in pastures across the country. Officers are looking into whether the motive for the slayings in recent weeks is linked to satanic rituals or an online challenge. The… Continue reading France: Up to 30 horses killed, mutilated

Mayor green lights Maury County “Big Lick” horse cruelty show

The 75th Walking Horse Celebration in Shelbyville, Tennessee on August 29, 2013.

MAURY COUNTY, TENNESSEE — According to the New York Times, Tennessee is fourth in the United States where Covid-19 new cases are increasing. Tennessee is just behind the States of California, Virginia, and North Carolina which lead the country. On May 21, 2020, local horse show managers announced that a three day “Big Lick” walking… Continue reading Mayor green lights Maury County “Big Lick” horse cruelty show