Volunteers Race to Save Horses as Easy Fire Flames Rage in Simi Valley — KTLA

Volunteers raced to save horses evacuated during the Easy Fire as flames raged nearby Wednesday morning. Ventura County Animal Services put out a call for help for volunteers with horse trailers who could get the large animals to safety. They asked those people who want to help to text 805-469-0896 with a picture of their…

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Slaughter of U.S. horses in Canada — Tuesday’s Horse

In a phone call to the CFIA, we were told that just under 24,000 U.S. horses were slaughtered in Canada in 2018. See the overall numbers of horses slaughtered in Canadian plants for 2008 through 2016 here. Also in 2018, we found that nearly 66,000 U.S. horses were transported to Mexico for slaughter. TAKE ACTION […]

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ELE Personal Development & Wellness: Equine Therapy – The Healing Power of Horses —

Equine Therapy is the practice of interactions between horses and humans to promote wellbeing and assist with building confidence, self-esteem, personal growth and a greater understanding of self. It is used to treat a number of mental and physical ailments including stress, anxiety, depression, trauma, addiction and eating disorders, often in combination with more traditional…

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1953 dead racehorses in 4525 days in the UK — Tuesday’s Horse

Death and disarray on the racetrack seems to know no bounds. The numbers in the title of this post are what you find when visiting the UK based Animal Aid’s Race Horse Death Watch page. They describe their mission: Animal Aid’s Race Horse Death Watch was launched during the 2007 Cheltenham Festival. Its purpose is to […]

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