Equine

Federal Audit Finds Rampant Abuses of Show Horses; Agency Reform Promised

By on October 28, 2010 in Companion Animals, Equine with 0 Comments By Wayne Pacelle
Federal Audit Finds Rampant Abuses of Show Horses; Agency Reform Promised

For years The HSUS has called on the USDA to meet its responsibilities and deal with significant and ongoing abuses of horses at the hands of horse show exhibitors. The USDA’s Horse Protection Program is meant to protect these wonderful animals, ensuring that Tennessee Walking . . . 

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Not All Race Horses Have A Hollywood Ending

By on October 15, 2010 in Equine with 0 Comments By Wayne Pacelle
Not All Race Horses Have A Hollywood Ending

The life of Secretariat, as depicted in the uplifting Disney film of the same name, is a great American story: an underdog beats the odds, defies the skeptics, and rides to glory. The movie opened in theaters across the nation last week, and it is . . . 

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New, Loving Homes for Previously Neglected Horses

By on September 20, 2010 in Animal Rescue and Care, Equine with 0 Comments By Wayne Pacelle

This video shows the change you help make possible — our West Virginia state director Summer Wyatt visits three families who adopted seven of the 49 horses, donkeys and mules The HSUS helped to remove from severe neglect on a Prichard, W.Va. farm in May.

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Speak Up for Wild Horses; Send a Letter via Pony Express

By on August 26, 2010 in Equine with 0 Comments By Wayne Pacelle
Speak Up for Wild Horses; Send a Letter via Pony Express

Over the past few weeks, tens of thousands of you have contacted the federal Bureau of Land Management, encouraging the agency to impose an immediate moratorium on the senseless wild horse gathers being conducted on our public lands. Saving America’s MustangsAdopted mustang Pony Express and . . . 

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Talk Back: Killing of Wild Horses and Canada Geese

By on August 4, 2010 in Equine, Wildlife/Marine Mammals with 0 Comments By Wayne Pacelle

Last week I asked you to take action on two urgent matters of wildlife mismanagement by the federal government—urging the Bureau of Land Management to stop the cruel and senseless roundups of wild horses, and encouraging Agriculture Secretary Tom Vilsack to have no part of . . . 

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Be Heard by BLM: Urge an End to Wild Horse Roundups

By on July 27, 2010 in Equine, Wildlife/Marine Mammals with 0 Comments By Wayne Pacelle
Be Heard by BLM: Urge an End to Wild Horse Roundups

Today, I need your action on another urgent concern — urging the Bureau of Land Management to stop the cruel and senseless roundups of wild horses and instead to develop humane, sustainable programs for managing the herds, such as fertility control through immunocontraception.

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Hugs, Hay and Better Health for 49 Rescued Horses

By on May 28, 2010 in Animal Rescue and Care, Equine, Wildlife/Marine Mammals with 0 Comments By Wayne Pacelle
Hugs, Hay and Better Health for 49 Rescued Horses

Yesterday our traveling team of animal rescuers and handlers and veterinarians came to the rescue of 49 emaciated horses and other equines who were skin and bones.

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HSUS Hands-on Care: A World of Good Around the World

HSUS Hands-on Care: A World of Good Around the World

In addition to the enormous gains we made to help billions of animals through our big-picture work in 2009, I was pleased to inventory how much we accomplished, and how many animals we helped, through direct care programs.

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Survivor Stories: Starved Mustang Now Shines

By on December 22, 2009 in Animal Rescue and Care, Equine with 0 Comments By Wayne Pacelle
Survivor Stories: Starved Mustang Now Shines

Thistle was one of nearly 200 emaciated mustangs we helped to rescue in rural Nebraska earlier this year, found in dire straits among dozens of horses who had already starved to death.

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Horse Slaughter: Not Tolerated

By on December 11, 2009 in Equine with 0 Comments By Wayne Pacelle
Horse Slaughter: Not Tolerated

I was delighted to learn this week that the New York Racing Association has just instituted an anti-slaughter policy, with penalties for those who either directly or indirectly sell a horse for slaughter. And The Tennessean, one of the state’s largest newspapers, comments today on the horse slaughter issue

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Toward Greener Pastures for 80 Starving Horses

By on November 25, 2009 in Animal Rescue and Care, Equine with 0 Comments By Wayne Pacelle
Toward Greener Pastures for 80 Starving Horses

Yesterday, our HSUS team was on the road again, this time in Cannon County, Tennessee, rescuing 84 horses, two goats, eight dogs, and 15 chickens from absolutely deplorable and unacceptable conditions.

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A Wiser Home on the Range for Wild Horses

By on November 24, 2009 in Equine with 0 Comments By Wayne Pacelle
A Wiser Home on the Range for Wild Horses

For a classic example of how poor implementation can undermine the original intent of legislation, look no further than the Bureau of Land Management and its efforts to protect wild horses and burros under the Wild Free-Roaming Horses and Burros Act.

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