Take action against horse slaughter in Washington

WE ASK YOU to please contact Congress in support of the SAFE Act — HR 113 and S 1706. First, find out if your US Representative and both of your US Senators have co-sponsored these bills. Then take action! Thank them if they have co-sponsored and ask them to do everything they can to help… Continue reading Take action against horse slaughter in Washington

When it comes to horses and lawmakers you gotta have heart

MONDAY ROUND UP — “You gotta have heart. All you really need is heart”, says the famous song from one of America's classical musicals, “Damn Yankees”. It takes a lot of heart to continue fighting against the monstrous cruelties committed against horses. It takes a strong heart to deal with the roller coaster ride that… Continue reading When it comes to horses and lawmakers you gotta have heart

Racing through the slaughter pipeline — Remember Ferdinand and Exceller

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LOUISVILLE, Ky. — U.S. horse racing has an increasingly worsening reputation regarding the treatment of its racehorses chiefly because of the egregious use of illicit drugs and the tragic stream of breakdowns and deaths of racehorses. A recent trend is the alarming number of breakdown and deaths of racehorses as young as two and three during training… Continue reading Racing through the slaughter pipeline — Remember Ferdinand and Exceller

Take action against horse slaughter in the Nation’s Capital with HR 113

WASHINGTON, DC — The first federal bill introduced against horse slaughter in the United States was HR 2622 by US Rep. Thomas M. Reynolds (NY-27) on July 25, 2001, "To prohibit the interstate transport of horses for the purpose of slaughter or horse flesh intended for human consumption, and for other purposes."  HR 2622 was referred to the… Continue reading Take action against horse slaughter in the Nation’s Capital with HR 113