Anna Twinney and the gentling of rescued Premarin mares and foals

Anna Twinney of Reach Out to Horses and friend.

GUEST POST BY ANNA TWINNEY Reach Out to Horses® INTRODUCTION I have made it my life’s mission to give a voice to the voiceless through gentle ways of both training horses and coaching individuals on effective communication. For almost 2 decades I have gentled PMU mares, colts and foals in both Canada and the United… Continue reading Anna Twinney and the gentling of rescued Premarin mares and foals

Reach Out to Horses reaches out to Premarin foals (video)

From feral foals to foals in training, Anna Twinney shares her Reach Out to Horses® methods with students from around the globe as they gentle untouched foals rescued from Canadian slaughterhouses. As a by-product of the Premarin family of drugs, these weanlings have found sanctuary at Ray of Light Farms. Embarking on their week's training,… Continue reading Reach Out to Horses reaches out to Premarin foals (video)

March for Premarin Horses starts right here, right now

Welcome to the month of March, a time of year when we focus on a key horse welfare issue for the entire month. This year we are marching once again for Premarin Horses. Let's get started. A particular item to note is that Aprela ― after many years ― was finally approved by the FDA.… Continue reading March for Premarin Horses starts right here, right now

Pfizer anti Premarin flyers drifting in

Premarin Civil War Deaths Flyer Artwork

Isn't it funny how some things work out and in ways you least expect. A friend of a friend of yet another friend has a niece who is working in New York, who just happens at the moment to be employed at Pfizer. She mentioned that she noticed some mail coming in with cute little… Continue reading Pfizer anti Premarin flyers drifting in

Pfizer consigns PMU horses to killing fields of Asia

Pfizer World Headquarters. Reuters.

"If anyone believes that the downsizing of the PMU industry here in North America is advantageous for the mares and foals who suffer at the hands of Big Pharma, they are sadly mistaken" -- Jane Allin The news in January 2009 of pharmaceutical giant Pfizer’s announcement to take over rival company Wyeth for $68 billion… Continue reading Pfizer consigns PMU horses to killing fields of Asia

Alternatives to the Premarin family of drugs in the treatment of menopausal symptoms

Rescued Premarin Foals. Image Vivian Grant Farrell.

As long as women buy into the clever marketing by the pharmaceutical industry that menopause is a disease, they will seek relief from the symptoms of what in actuality are signs of natural hormonal changes. As part of March for PMU Horses campaign against the manufacture of drugs made from the estrogen rich urine of… Continue reading Alternatives to the Premarin family of drugs in the treatment of menopausal symptoms

Cartoon horses Hayley and Comet back in flyer to Pfizer re Premarin

Premarin Civil War Deaths Flyer Artwork

Hayley and Comet, who feature in many of the Int'l Fund for Horses' campaign flyers, are back. This time the popular cartoon horses star in the March for PMU Horses flyer to Pfizer. Pfizer bought out Wyeth, and now responsible for continuing with the outdated methods in the manufacture of the Premarin family of drugs,… Continue reading Cartoon horses Hayley and Comet back in flyer to Pfizer re Premarin

Premarin and Prempro: The consequences of deception – A litany of litigation

Pfizer- Wyeth Marriage Made in Heaven Cartoon. Martha Rosenberg. Click to Enlarge.

Written by JANE ALLIN In early July of 2002 the alarming news of the National Institutes of Health Women’s Health Initiative (WHI) study sent shock waves through the medical and scientific communities. Wyeth’s hormone combination replacement therapies (e.g. Prempro®), long believed to provide cardiovascular benefits to the millions of menopausal women who took them, now… Continue reading Premarin and Prempro: The consequences of deception – A litany of litigation

Why we must end the use of pregnant mare’s urine in drugs

USDA Image PMU Horses

Every year, doctors prescribe hormone replacement therapy (HRT) — also referred to as menopausal hormone therapy — to hundreds of thousands of women experiencing menopausal symptoms. One of the most widely prescribed drugs for HRT is made from animal waste. The drug is Premarin, an estrogen-therapy drug manufactured by Wyeth Pharmaceuticals (now a division of… Continue reading Why we must end the use of pregnant mare’s urine in drugs

March for PMUs with the Int’l Fund for Horses

Rescued Premarin Foals. Image by Vivian Grant Farrell.

MAKE A TAX DEDUCTIBLE DONATION Since 2009, we have chosen a horse welfare issue, and focused heavily on it for the entire month of March. You may remember our March for Wild Horses and March Against Horse Slaughter campaigns and the significant impact they had. This year we are concentrating on the horses abused and… Continue reading March for PMUs with the Int’l Fund for Horses