The Rise and Fall of the PMU Industry

Written by JANE ALLIN Research Analyst | Int'l Fund for Horses Page 1 A recent report by Agriculture Canada gives tenuous optimism for the stopping of suffering of the mares and foals at the mercy of the pregnant mare's urine (PMU) industry. Giant drug manufacturer Wyeth, a division of Pfizer, has announced they intend to… Continue reading The Rise and Fall of the PMU Industry

Alternatives to Premarin and Prempro

As a follow up to iFH’s patient-to-doctor letter regarding the Premarin family of drugs and the horrors they inflict on both horses and women alike, we have compiled a list of alternatives that may be safer, effective and humane. We encourage you to go online to further acquaint yourself with the effectiveness and safety of these compounds; there is a… Continue reading Alternatives to Premarin and Prempro

Alert your doctor not to prescribe Premarin for menopausal symptoms

We are not spiritually unconnected from the drugs we take, or from the pain and suffering that goes into their making." -- Alice Walker “We crush ’em and recycle ’em . . . just like aluminum cans.” -- Pat Houde, equine feed lot manager, regarding Premarin foals and mares The Int'l Fund for Horses is… Continue reading Alert your doctor not to prescribe Premarin for menopausal symptoms

In the mood again: Save horses and your sex life

We are excited about a new book released this week called, In the Mood Again: Use the Power of Healthy Hormones to Reboot Your Sex Life – at Any Age Genie James and Dr. Randolph have created two natural solutions that can either intersect or stand alone, both approaches beginning and ending with your hormones.… Continue reading In the mood again: Save horses and your sex life

Valley horse lovers rally to save animals from slaughter (CO)

ASPEN, CO — Roaring Fork Valley horse lovers have saved 24 mares and foals from almost certain slaughter this fall, and they are trying to rally residents to help protect hundreds more. Kathy Raife and Heidi Alles created the nonprofit Aspen Valley Horse Rescue two weeks ago to try to buy threatened horses from ranchers… Continue reading Valley horse lovers rally to save animals from slaughter (CO)