Equine

Talk Back: New Beginnings at Doris Day Horse Rescue and Adoption Center

By on May 23, 2011 in Animal Rescue and Care, Equine with 0 Comments By Wayne Pacelle
Talk Back: New Beginnings at Doris Day Horse Rescue and Adoption Center

The HSUS is fighting for horses on many fronts, pushing for new policies to protect them and also sheltering them at our new Doris Day Horse Rescue and Adoption Center. Many of you wrote in to the blog and on Facebook welcoming these new opportunities for rescued horses.

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Canadian TV Show Sends Wrong Message about Horse Slaughter

By on May 17, 2011 in Equine with 0 Comments By Wayne Pacelle
Canadian TV Show Sends Wrong Message about Horse Slaughter

Today, our affiliate Humane Society International-Canada condemned Top Chef Canada for featuring a dish made with horse flesh. We in the United States have been working hard to ban the transport of American horses to Canada for slaughter.

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Doris Day Center Opens its Doors to Rescued Horses

By on May 16, 2011 in Animal Rescue and Care, Equine, Wildlife/Marine Mammals with 0 Comments By Wayne Pacelle
Doris Day Center Opens its Doors to Rescued Horses

Our new Doris Day Horse Rescue and Adoption Center is designed to be a safe haven and rehabilitation and adoption center for horses who previously experienced terrible misfortune at the hands of some callous people. It’s situated on the Cleveland Amory Black Beauty Ranch, the largest animal sanctuary in America.

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Talk Back: Help for Horses

By on May 13, 2011 in Companion Animals, Equine with 0 Comments By Wayne Pacelle

The HSUS has helped rescue and care for hundreds of horses in the last few months. Many of you wrote in with special concern for these animals and with appreciation for The HSUS and other groups nursing them back to health.

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Breaking News: More than 130 Neglected Arabian Horses Rescued

By on April 29, 2011 in Animal Rescue and Care, Equine with 0 Comments By Wayne Pacelle
Breaking News: More than 130 Neglected Arabian Horses Rescued

Today, our Animal Rescue Team and equine experts are in eastern Maryland saving more than 130 Polish Arabian horses suffering from severe neglect. We found many emaciated horses lacking adequate food and suffering from serious parasite infestations and overgrown hooves.

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A Horse and Her Foal Miraculously Saved from Slaughter

By on April 26, 2011 in Animal Rescue and Care, Companion Animals, Equine with 0 Comments By Wayne Pacelle
A Horse and Her Foal Miraculously Saved from Slaughter

Seventeen horses who survived a crash on their way to a slaughterhouse are safe after Blaze’s Tribute Equine Rescue and The HSUS worked to secure their release. One of the mares was pregnant and recently gave birth to a healthy foal.

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Coming Together to Save Neglected Horses

By on March 28, 2011 in Animal Rescue and Care, Equine with 0 Comments By Wayne Pacelle
Coming Together to Save Neglected Horses

Staff from our Animal Rescue Team assisted law enforcement with a large-scale horse neglect case in east Texas last December. Here is an update about the continuing progress of these rescued horses.

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A Gleam of Hope for Our Wild Horses

By on February 24, 2011 in Equine with 0 Comments By Wayne Pacelle
A Gleam of Hope for Our Wild Horses

There’s cautious reason for hope concerning America’s mustangs, with today’s announcement by the Bureau of Land Management to revamp some of its policies to better align this program with the sentiments of the public.

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One Horse’s Inspiring Recovery after Arkansas Rescue

By on February 11, 2011 in Animal Rescue and Care, Equine with 0 Comments By Wayne Pacelle
One Horse’s Inspiring Recovery after Arkansas Rescue

More than 100 horses rescued in Arkansas in December are recovering from illness, gaining weight and beginning to show their true personalities. Our Arkansas state director Desiree Bender, who has devoted much of her time to assisting with the case and providing food, water and grooming for the horses, sent this story about a palomino mare named Uno.

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Sinful Plans for Horse Slaughter; Speaking up for Feral Cats

By on January 5, 2011 in Equine, Wildlife/Marine Mammals with 0 Comments By Wayne Pacelle
Sinful Plans for Horse Slaughter; Speaking up for Feral Cats

The HSUS You know the ad slogan—“what happens in Vegas stays in Vegas.” Let’s hope that’s true for the heartless bunch that’s assembled there these past few days to plot their strategy to expand horse slaughter in America.  George Knapp of KLAS-TV 8 News NOW . . . 

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Saved from Starvation: 43 Horses Rescued in Texas

By on December 17, 2010 in Animal Rescue and Care, Equine with 0 Comments By Wayne Pacelle

The HSUS is constantly in motion—whether the goals are public policy reforms, improved corporate practices, public awareness, or animal care and rescue.  In The HSUS’s latest animal rescue deployment, this week we helped to remove 43 horses in dire need in east Texas—emaciated, ailing, and . . . 

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Breaking the Cycle of Horse Roundups

By on November 23, 2010 in Equine, Wildlife/Marine Mammals with 0 Comments By Wayne Pacelle
Breaking the Cycle of Horse Roundups

There is a raft of major horse welfare issues in America, and one of the most important is the treatment of wild horses and burros on our federal lands.  These horses are living symbols of the American West, yet too many horses are rounded up . . . 

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