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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Bipartisan U.S. House Delegation from Illinois Champions Passage of Anti Horse Cruelty Legislation in a Landslide — Straight from the Horse’s Heart

Source: EIN Presswire “The PAST Act moves to the Senate with a clear message—the American people will not stand for animal cruelty in any form.” WASHINGTON, DC, USA, July 30, 2019 /EINPresswire.com/ — On Thursday, the U.S. House of Representatives passed the Prevent All Soring Tactics (PAST) Act, H.R. 693, by a vote of 333 […]

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Majority of Canadians oppose horse slaughter according to new Nanos Poll — Tuesday’s Horse

PRESS RELEASE TORONTO, July 22, 2019 /CNW/ – When asked about the continuation of this practice, 69% said they would like to stop the slaughtering of horses in Canada for human consumption. Only 17% said they’d like to see it continue, while 14% were unsure. “Over the last fifteen years, the Canadian Horse Defence Coalition […]

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Canadian Government Sued Over Transport of Horses for Meat — Straight from the Horse’s Heart

by: Canadian Horse Defence Coalition “The law in regard to the live export of horses for slaughter is clear…” Last fall, the not-for-profit animal protection group, the Canadian Horse Defence Coalition (CHDC), filed for judicial review in the Federal Court. The lawsuit challenges violations of two sections of the Health of Animals Regulations (HAR) and […]

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Feel Good Sunday: Video ~ Good Guys Save Newborn Foal — Straight from the Horse’s Heart

Source: The Dodo “It’s Sunday and time for reflection and what better way to feel that inner glow than to witness human beings doing something right, for a change. It is moving to see humans drop everything to save an innocent but be forewarned, this particular clip may make your heart skip as these humans […]

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40 Retired Racehorses Removed From San Jacinto Ranch Due to Alleged Neglect, Starvation — KTLA

Animal control officers are considering whether to suggest criminal charges after about 40 retired racehorses were removed from a San Jacinto sanctuary that is accused of neglecting and starving the animals. The Riverside Press-Enterprise reports Monday that many of the horses taken from the California Equine Retirement Foundation were so skinny that their ribs were protruding. The…

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