Roundup, disease outbreak punctuate year of headlines for wild horses

by DENNIS WEBB, Grand Junction Colorado Sentinel » THE deaths of scores of rounded-up wild horses in a holding facility in Cañon City and the removal of hundreds more from public rangelands in Rio Blanco County kept the controversial issue of wild-horse management front and center in media headlines this year. More than 140 horses… Continue reading Roundup, disease outbreak punctuate year of headlines for wild horses

Your giving means a lot

Horse Fund signature horse. Used with permission. ©Bob Langrish.

Tuesday's Horse is the official blog of the Fund for Horses. We only occasionally request donor support here on our blog for our horse protection work. This is one of those occasions. We need some extra help this year. To make an online donation, please go here. Click the word 'send' (in blue) on the… Continue reading Your giving means a lot

Five Kentucky Derby winners: Where are they now?

We came across a Paulick Report article that has a “where are they now and what are they doing” list of Kentucky Derby winners. We chose five. Funny Cide (2003) When Funny Cide (Distorted Humor) won the 2003 Kentucky Derby, he was the first gelding to do so since Clyde Van Dusen (Man o' War)… Continue reading Five Kentucky Derby winners: Where are they now?

White horses

A poem by Eleanor Farjeon Count the white horses you meet on the way,Count the white horses, child day after day,Keep a wish ready for wishing - if youWish on the ninth horse, your wish will come true. I saw a white horse at the end of the lane,I saw a white horse canter down… Continue reading White horses

SAFE Act needs your support

A horse in slaughter buyer Mike McCarron's trailer in Cleburne, Texas, August, 2019. USA Today.

Horse slaughter for human consumption is a grisly, predatory business — and big business. According to Beef Magazine production totals are about 1.6 billion pounds of horse meat annually. "This protein supply annually generates U.S. $1 billion in imports and exports combined," they write. Besides the obvious horrors of slaughter for the horses, there is… Continue reading SAFE Act needs your support

J. N. Campbell talks digital horse racing with Zen Run

We have posted several times now on digital horse racing. We love the idea . . . for obvious reasons. It is the wave of the future and increasing in popularity by big leaps and bounds. Imagine. Horse racing where you can bet and watch or just watch and have fun without worrying about how… Continue reading J. N. Campbell talks digital horse racing with Zen Run

Creamy roasted red pepper tomato soup

Creamy roasted red pepper vegan soup by Minimalist Baker.

By MinimalistBaker. Yes, it's vegan. Naturally! Ingredients 2 large red bell peppers (left whole)1 28-ounce can crushed or peeled tomatoes in juices1 6-ounce can tomato paste1 cup water (sub up to half with extra coconut milk for creamier soup)1 14-ounce can light coconut milk (use full fat for creamier soup)1 1/2 Tbsp dried dill (or… Continue reading Creamy roasted red pepper tomato soup

How a bill becomes law

Interior of the Capitol Hill dome, Washington D.C.

Who remembers Government class or Civics? Or do they even teach them any more? It seems a large percentage of American citizens do not know how a bill becomes law. When we started, some of us at the Fund for Horses did, but most of us had very little clue. We were in good shape… Continue reading How a bill becomes law

Help off the track Standardbred racehorses

Three Off the Track Standardbred Racehorses.

CREAM RIDGE, NEW JERSEY (Apr 5, 2020) — After nearly 32 years of helping thousands of Standardbred horses, and shining under numerous awards from Racing Commissioners International, the American Associations of Equine Practitioners, the Harness Tracks of America and many others, the Standardbred Retirement Foundation (SRF) are facing serious trouble during the Covid virus pandemic.  MAKE… Continue reading Help off the track Standardbred racehorses

March against horse slaughter 2020 finale

Horses are shipped to Korea to be slaughtered.

March Against Horse Slaughter 2020 ends tomorrow March 31. When we planned our March campaign against horse slaughter, we did not know that the nation and the world would be in crisis. We know it has been a scary and distracting time for so many and your thoughts and concerns have been elsewhere. Thank you… Continue reading March against horse slaughter 2020 finale