Complaint filed over plans for sterilization research on American wild horses

Wild Horses: Randy Harris Photo

Wild horse advocacy groups have filed a formal complaint to halt what they described as barbaric sterilization experiments. The groups initially presented the complaint last Wednesday at a public meeting of the BLM’s National Wild Horse and Burro Advisory Board. They provided the board with video of the proposed procedure and statements from eyewitnesses and… Continue reading Complaint filed over plans for sterilization research on American wild horses

Research mares with ovaries removed auctioned online by OSU

Oregon State University is holding an online auction of surplus property. Listed among the cars, trucks, a group of chairs and a snowplow are Quarter Horse and Thoroughbred mares used in immunocontraceptive research who have had their ovaries removed. Starting price, $150.00. You and I both know who will be bidding for them. If you… Continue reading Research mares with ovaries removed auctioned online by OSU

Carcass Composting How-To Event Offered (Okla)

Cross-posted from TheHorse.com : For years, large animal carcass disposal has been a problem. Not only are options to dispose of a large carcass limited, they can also be costly. The Oklahoma Cooperative Extension Service is hosting a Field Day on large animal carcass composting Oct.14 at the Haskell County Fair Barn in Stigler. Research… Continue reading Carcass Composting How-To Event Offered (Okla)