What are you doing right now?

How would you like to help horses. . . right now? Horses who are suffering . . . under threat of death; perhaps even extinction? You can do it from the comfort of your home, on your phone or laptop, anytime day or night. There are three urgent horse protection issues that need attention —… Continue reading What are you doing right now?

U.S. bill banning horse slaughter H.R.3355 has 60 cosponsors

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

H.R.3355 — Federal legislation "To amend the Horse Protection Act to prohibit the shipping, transporting, moving, delivering, receiving, possessing, purchasing, selling, or donation of horses and other equines to be slaughtered for human consumption, and for other purposes." The bill was introduced May 19, 2021 by Rep. Janice D. Schakowsky [D-IL-9] and referred to the… Continue reading U.S. bill banning horse slaughter H.R.3355 has 60 cosponsors

Five things you can do to help wild horses by Carol Walker

Wild Stallion. RandyHarrisPhoto.com.

Carol Walker of Living Images asks wild horse lovers and defenders to take action. It is critical that all of us take part. Here is what she has to say. They have never needed you more. Right now Congress is working on the Appropriations Bill for 2022 that will set the budget and agenda for… Continue reading Five things you can do to help wild horses by Carol Walker

Take action with IDA against the Government’s Adopt N’ Kill Wild Horse Program

In Defense of Animals write: In 2019, the U.S. Bureau of Land Management (BLM) instituted the Adoption Incentive Program (AIP), which pays individuals $1000 per animal to “adopt” wild horses who the Bureau had previously cruelly captured from our public lands using our tax dollars. Unfortunately, it has now been proven that some people take… Continue reading Take action with IDA against the Government’s Adopt N’ Kill Wild Horse Program

Canadians: Act now to stop live shipment of horses to Japan for their meat

According to Freedom of Information Act (FOIA) documents obtained by the CHDC and provided to VICE, the Canadian Food Inspection Agency (CFIA) banned shipping draft horses—a breed that can weigh more than a thousand pounds. Canadian Horse Defence Coalition image.

Canada exports thousands of horses each year to Japan, a market where some consumers enjoy the meat as a raw delicacy. According to the Canadian Horse Defense Coalition, in 2020 1,606 horses were live-shipped to Japan for slaughter, down from 2,800 in 2019. This translates to about $11 million in revenue in 2020 and $17… Continue reading Canadians: Act now to stop live shipment of horses to Japan for their meat

Wild horse advocates condemn Interior Dept’s population control plan; take action

Wild Horses. Skydog Sanctuary video.

» SIGN AND SEND LETTER TO PRESIDENT BIDEN « WASHINGTON (Gray DC) (Full Report) — Animal rights groups are contacting the Biden administration, condemning their latest move to control the overpopulation of wild horses in the West, including in Nevada. Interior Secretary Deb Haaland detailed the Biden Administration’s policy on managing the overpopulation of wild… Continue reading Wild horse advocates condemn Interior Dept’s population control plan; take action

Take action for wild horses

Sign on to the prospective letter to President Biden requesting a moratorium on wild horse gathers/roundups. The letter, signatures, and full list of co-signers will be transmitted directly to President Biden. Interior Secretary Haaland will also be sent the letter. Use link below. Letter: https://docs.google.com/forms/d/e/1FAIpQLSdqgKnOm6YuBh78KCDvrX7MuaFXeQEHxw6b7UNVRGcUiD2NLg/viewform Thank you so much everyone. Please share! Featured Image: Shutterstock

Is ending horse racing within our power?

Racehorse in red hood. The Horse magazine online.

In an article entitled "My Turn: It's not all mint juleps and fancy hats", for the May 5, 2021 Opinion Column of the Concord Monitor, Emily Murphy writes: Ending horse racing is within our power. Look to greyhound racing for proof of that. Only three states now have greyhound tracks. After a long awareness campaign… Continue reading Is ending horse racing within our power?

Massacre trapping of 4,000 Brumbies for slaughter in Kosciusko Natl Park

Wild horses roam in the Kosciuszko National Park. CREDIT:JOE ARMAO

UPDATE VIA TWITTER. Today’s NSW Land and Environment Court hearing regarding the planned trapping of feral horses in the north of Kosciuszko National Park post-fires has been adjourned to next Friday July 17. We’ll keep you updated! Public outrage is mounting to a climax at the National Parks Department in New South Wales, under the… Continue reading Massacre trapping of 4,000 Brumbies for slaughter in Kosciusko Natl Park

Nevada BLM set to discuss use of motorized vehicles to manage wild horses

Wild horse helicopter roundup. National Geographic.

UPDATE: PUBLIC COMMENT DEADLINE EXTENDED BY THE BLM TO JULY 2ND. PLEASE MAIL YOUR COMMENTS AS QUICKLY AS YOU CAN. * * * KIBS | KBOV TV, BATTLE MOUNTAIN, NV. (22. Jun. 2020) — The Bureau of Land Management (BLM) Nevada will host its annual statewide public hearing to discuss the use of helicopters and… Continue reading Nevada BLM set to discuss use of motorized vehicles to manage wild horses