The HTSA would ban double-deck trailers for hauling horses in interstate commerce AWI PRESS RELEASE The Animal Welfare Institute (AWI) commends members of the House Transportation and Infrastructure Committee for passing the Horse Transportation Safety Act (HTSA) June 10 as part of surface transportation legislation. The HTSA would ban the use of unsafe double-deck trailers to… Continue reading House Committee passes Horse Transportation Safety Act
Istanbul reins in carriage rides over ‘dying horses’
ISTANBUL, Dec 23 — It has been one of the classic excursions for tourists and locals in Istanbul: A boat trip to one of the car-free Princes’ Islands followed by a ride in a horse-drawn carriage through pine forests and past elegant mansions and houses where Turkish writers lived. But its days may be numbered… Continue reading Istanbul reins in carriage rides over ‘dying horses’
Horse Transportation Safety Act of 2019
H.R. 1400, The Horse Transportation Safety Act of 2019, was introduced by Rep. Steve Cohen [D-TN-9] on February 27, 2019. As of this writing H.R. 1400 has 83 cosponsors. Purpose: To amend title 49, United States Code, to prohibit the transportation of horses in interstate transportation in a motor vehicle containing 2 or more levels… Continue reading Horse Transportation Safety Act of 2019
Died in Committee
While our bills are dying in committees, our horses are dying in slaughterhouses. Here is a quick look at the bills filed in the U.S. House of Representatives since 2001 banning horse slaughter with their resulting outcomes. They all "Died in Committee" bar one. Updated 5/22/19: People were having a hard time viewing the chart… Continue reading Died in Committee
Eating horses a solution to neglect and cruelty? We can answer that.
First of all, let us address what the real solution to the neglect and cruelty of horses is. All actions begin in thought. Until people experience the healing power that reforms the thought, it will not matter if there are hundreds, thousands or millions of horses, there still will be those who commit cruel and… Continue reading Eating horses a solution to neglect and cruelty? We can answer that.