The PAULICK REPORT writes on Aug. 4. 2022: The United States Court of Appeals has issued a temporary stay nullifying a July 26 injunction preventing the Horseracing Integrity and Safety Authority from enforcing its racetrack safety regulations in the states of Louisiana and West Virginia. For now at least, the stay also makes moot the… Continue reading Court Of Appeals issues Temporary Stay, lifting Injunction against HISA in Louisiana, West Virginia
Cross-posted from Equine Advocacy Examiner Written by MAUREEN HARMONAY The report starts with: Mary O'Brien had portrayed herself as a friend to horses in need. Raising considerable sums of money through online forums such as Alex Brown Racing, she brought retired thoroughbreds and horses bound for the slaughter pipeline to her Hidden Meadows Equine Rescue… Continue reading No justice for starved horses at WV equine rescue
America's horses have lost a true champion with the passing today of West Virginia's Senator Robert Byrd who fought in the nation's capital to protect wild horses and burros from their destructive removal from public lands, and all equines from death by slaughter. The New York Times reports: Sen. Robert Byrd of West Virginia, a… Continue reading Horses lose a champion on the Hill. Senator Robert Byrd dies age 92.
Cross-posted from TheHorse.com Written by PAT RAIA Law enforcement and authorities in Monongalia County, W.V., are investigating the death of a horse that could be linked to high school bullying. In a written statement, Monongalia County Sheriff Kenneth "Al" Kisner said the horse's owner, Allen Hixenbaugh, found the horse injured in its his pasture on… Continue reading Authorities probe bullying link to horse death