BLM approves plan to remove 1,000 Black Mountain burros

Wild Burros. Arizona. BLM Image..

The U.S. Bureau of Land Management has approved a plan to gather and remove 1,000 wild burros from the Black Mountain Herd Management Area east of Bullhead City. The Kingman Field Office announced the plan after the agency signed the decision record last week, authorizing the removal of excess animals beginning next month to protect… Continue reading BLM approves plan to remove 1,000 Black Mountain burros

Ex-racehorses to be rehomed rather than slaughtered under new Queensland plan

An undercover investigation by ABC's 7.30 programme allegedly found hundreds of racehorses being slaughtered in Australia every year after retiring. ( ABC 7.30 )An undercover investigation by ABC's 7.30 programme allegedly found hundreds of racehorses being slaughtered in Australia every year after retiring. ( ABC 7.30 )

ABATTOIR TO BE LAST RESORT Queensland racehorse owners will have to prove they have tried to rehome their animals multiple times before they can apply to send them to slaughter, under recommendations set to be implemented by the State Government. Key points: An independent inquiry made 37 recommendations to reduce horse slaughterA racehorse rehoming scheme… Continue reading Ex-racehorses to be rehomed rather than slaughtered under new Queensland plan

Premarin® Horses 2019 Year in Review

Belgian Foal

JANUARY 2019 FDA denies Pfizer Petition asking for new method of assessing Premarin generics The FDA has denied a citizen petition from Pfizer calling on the agency to use the company’s method for assessing sameness in generics for its estrogen drug Premarin (conjugated “equine” estrogens). Pfizer had appealed to the FDA to force sponsors of… Continue reading Premarin® Horses 2019 Year in Review

Stop racehorses from being shipped to South Korea and slaughtered

Horses are shipped to Korea to be slaughtered.

by JUDY MOLLAND Over the past six years, one third of the racehorses sent from Australia to South Korea has died, according to an analysis by Guardian Australia. One of those was the brother of the beloved racehorse Winx - Bareul Jeong was shipped to South Korea, then killed and likely eaten! The Guardian adds:… Continue reading Stop racehorses from being shipped to South Korea and slaughtered

Wild horses need our voices; Cloud call to action

Galloping wild horse herd. (Stock Photo)

URGENT CALL TO ACTION Please join The Cloud Foundation with us. Call your U.S. Senators using the following script. If no one answers, please leave a voicemail. Script: 1. Hello, my name is ____________ and I live in _______________. My phone # is ______________. (Give all that info upfront for simplicity) 2. I am asking… Continue reading Wild horses need our voices; Cloud call to action

Racing — A sport that lost track of its main asset

Seen bleeding from the nose a filly awaits death along with her travelling companion. They died a brutal and terrifying death, thanks to horse racing. Source: DEADSPIN.

Hello horse lovers and welcome. An article entitled, "A sport that lost track of its main asset," by Raj Tawney and published by Newsday caught our imagination. It is beautifully written and states the obvious, unless you work in or gamble on horse racing. We excerpt it below. .  .  .  . organized racing didn’t… Continue reading Racing — A sport that lost track of its main asset

BLM kills 14 wild horses during Triple B Roundup

Federal land managers say 14 wild horses were euthanized during a roundup in northeastern Nevada. The roundup at the Triple B complex north of Ely gathered more than 800 horses to be removed and shipped to holding facilities. The Bureau of Land Management says the roundups are necessary because there are more horses than the… Continue reading BLM kills 14 wild horses during Triple B Roundup

Talking points about horse slaughter

It isn't right to assume that everyone has heard about horse slaughter and why it exists. We have been working against it for so many years, we sometimes forget that. So let's look at some talking points about the slaughter of horses for human consumption, with particular ones relevant to H.R.961/S.2006 (the "SAFE Act of… Continue reading Talking points about horse slaughter

H.R. 961 & S. 2006 — Idaho and Iowa

H.R. 961 Calling all you citizens and horse lovers of Idaho and Iowa. Are you ready to take part on behalf of horses and help get them the necessary cosponsors to blast H.R. 961, The SAFE Act of 2019, out of Committee and onto the House Floor for debate and vote? When The SAFE Act… Continue reading H.R. 961 & S. 2006 — Idaho and Iowa

Horseshoes for Congress

Greetings. We thought it might be interesting to look back at some of the things we have done over the years. The Internet Archive people at the Way Back Machine have stored random selections from our original website (fund4horses.org). It's amazing to look around there. Vivian started it all with a group called Texans for… Continue reading Horseshoes for Congress