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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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 . . .
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 . . .