Kentucky bill reducing horses to livestock sent to Governor to sign into law

FRANKFORT, KY — Take action. Contact Kentucky Governor Matt Bevin saying you OPPOSE SB 139 becoming law. On March 15, 2017, SB 139, the Kentucky State Bill reducing horses to livestock — removing what precious few protections they have — was sent to the Governor's Office to sign into law. Kentucky already has an abysmal record when it comes to… Continue reading Kentucky bill reducing horses to livestock sent to Governor to sign into law

Uncommonly good comments on Kentucky bill SB139

In addition to the many excellent thoughts expressed on Tuesday's Horse here are uncommonly good comments that stood out to us concerning SB139 the bill reclassifying horses as livestock. “KEEP is just another pro-slaughter organization cloaked in the name of care and education by the racing community. Terribly disappointed they don't value their horses enough… Continue reading Uncommonly good comments on Kentucky bill SB139

Kentucky State House Committee on Agriculture set to hear SB139 March 8 at 9 am

FRANKFORT, KY — SB139 (the bill to reclassify horses as livestock)  will be heard by the Kentucky State House Committee on Agriculture, Wednesday, March 8, just days after the Kentucky State Senate passed the measure and sent it to them for consideration. SB139 Wednesday, March 8, 9:00 am, Annex Room 129 HOUSE STANDING COMMITTEE ON AGRICULTURE… Continue reading Kentucky State House Committee on Agriculture set to hear SB139 March 8 at 9 am

13 Investigates: Indiana horses sent to slaughter

Cross-posted from WTHR-TV Ch. 13 Indianapolis BOB SEGALL / 13 INVESTIGATES Indianapolis -- Despite the closure of all horse slaughterhouses in the United States, 13 Investigates has discovered thousands of Indiana horses are still ending up on dinner plates. A 3-month Eyewitness News investigation shows local horses are being slaughtered for their meat following a… Continue reading 13 Investigates: Indiana horses sent to slaughter