When we started The Horse Fund the first and foremost issue we tackled was horse slaughter. One of the recurring arguments against banning horse slaughter especially from people within the horse industry was, where would all the horses go? They are still it asking now. On the home page of our original website we featured… Continue reading John Hettinger: Where Would All the Horses Go?
St. Nick speaks. Well, maybe not quite a saint, but there is a lot to love about Nick Zito. Firmly and publicly anti-horse slaughter, Zito does more than just talk. Excerpted Report Cross-posted from The Daily Gazette, Schenechtady, New York By PHIL JANACK Gazette Reporter Reporting from Churchill Downs Commentator has won four of five… Continue reading Nick Zito, Commentator and horse slaughter (Kentucky)
Horse advocate John A. Hettinger, a member of the Board of Trustees of the New York Racing Association and Chairman Emeritus of the Grayson Jockey Club Research Foundation, died Sept. 6 at his Akindale Farm in Pawling, New York after a lengthy illness. There will be no public ceremony. Born Dec. 18, 1933, Hettinger attended… Continue reading Horse advocate John Hettinger dead at 74 (US)