Cross-posted from Colorado Spring Gazette by Dave Philipps Tom Davis has not been charged nor investigated Two state agencies dropped the ball when it came to prosecuting a southern Colorado wild horse buyer who admitted to breaking state laws while shipping hundreds of federally protected wild horses. The buyer, Tom Davis of La Jara, has… Continue reading Wild horse buyer goes uncharged due to state oversight
Cross-posted from TheHorse.com WRITTEN BY PAT RAIA The operator of an East Tennessee horse rescue is warning owners that a man claiming to be purchasing horses for the rescue is an imposter. Nina Margetson, founder and operator of Horse Haven of Tennessee near Knoxville, said that on Dec. 1, she learned through a telephone inquiry… Continue reading Tennessee horse rescuer issues bogus buyer warning
Investigative reporter Dave Philipps is doing what most journalists used to do, report in the public interest. On September 28, 2012, he released a report via Pro Publica relating to a wild horse and burro issue that is garnering a high degree of interest and not a little excitement around wild horse protection circles: Are… Continue reading Are BLM selling wild horses directly to slaughterhouse dealers?
Public Opinion reports: Harrisburg, PA -- A hearing has been moved to Feb. 21 for a Chester County woman who allegedly took a retired thoroughbred from Chambersburg and sold it to be slaughtered in Canada for human consumption. Kelsey Elva Lefever was scheduled to have a preliminary hearing Feb. 6. The date has been moved… Continue reading Preliminary hearing reset in Kelsey Lefever horse slaughter fraud case
--- Uploaded by Julie Caramante, she states: WSMV Channel 4 News report: Driver Mance Reed fell asleep while hauling slaughter horses. Three of the thirty-eight animals died in the accident. Dorian Ayache from Lebanon, TN is the owner of the horses and is known person who sends horses to Mexico, via Presidio, TX to slaughter… Continue reading Driver hauling horses may have fallen asleep at the wheel (WSMV Ch 4 video)
This article describes Pat Houde as a horse buyer. Houde is. A horse buyer for slaughter plants aka a "killer buyer." Houde doesn't like the new Canadian Food Inspection Agency Equine Identification Document (EID). CFIA crafted the EID in response to the EU directive that horses intended for slaughter must be quarantined 6 months prior… Continue reading Killer buyer whines about decline in horse meat industry