Milt Toby examines GAO horse slaughter report and overbreeding

Written by VIVIAN GRANT Milt Toby has examined the GAO horse slaughter report and the surplus horse population. Toby does not question that overbreeding is at issue, but questions how is it to be controlled. In his post on TheHorse.com, Toby states: An overabundance of horses and the ongoing recession are obvious contributors to a… Continue reading Milt Toby examines GAO horse slaughter report and overbreeding

Calling the Kettle Black: Pfizer the Horrible

Written by JANE ALLIN The recent live chat on “Unwanted Horses” and the GAO slaughter report sponsored by Pfizer featuring Tom Lenz, king and founder of the “unwanted horse” concept, begs for rationalization. Who are they kidding? [1] Ah, but the writing was on the wall. In June of 2010, the American Horse Council (AHC)… Continue reading Calling the Kettle Black: Pfizer the Horrible

SDSU students get an F for failed report on horse slaughter

In our opinion the South Dakota State University students who put together a report on surplus horses and horse slaughter get an "F" for failure to research and analyze these issues. The Rapid City Journal reports: The number of unwanted horses in the United States is growing by nearly 150,000 a year since the closing… Continue reading SDSU students get an F for failed report on horse slaughter

Equine rescues release Alternatives to Horse Slaughter paper

A group of successful equine rescues and sanctuaries have put together a paper providing alternatives to horse slaughter that are easy for the equine industry to embrace. The alternatives are not only highly beneficial to horse welfare but also to the industry. The document is available in its entirety under Resources here on Tuesday's Horse.… Continue reading Equine rescues release Alternatives to Horse Slaughter paper

Unwanted horse and slaughter propaganda travels to Canada

Written by JANE ALLIN Chief Research Analyst Just as in the U.S., the misleading and malicious notion of the “Unwanted Horse” has now transcended its origin to become Canadian terminology in response to the EU laws in effect for paperwork required in federal horse slaughter plants for horses destined to be sold for human consumption.… Continue reading Unwanted horse and slaughter propaganda travels to Canada