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.
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.
Talk Back: Help for Horses
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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 . . .
Saved from Starvation: 43 Horses Rescued in Texas
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 . . .
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 . . .
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 . . .