Equine

Reform Needed to Rid Cruelty From Horse Competitions

By on August 30, 2007 in Equine with 0 Comments By Wayne Pacelle

Social change comes about not just with vision, but with practical action. Horse industry leaders have joined with The Humane Society of the United States and other humane groups in urging a ban on horse slaughter. Wolfgang Puck and other food industry leaders have joined . . . 

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Talk Back: Horse Slaughter Is Wrong

By on June 19, 2007 in Animal Rescue and Care, Equine with 0 Comments By Wayne Pacelle

Readers responded to comments posted last week and the claim du jour of horse slaughter advocates—if we shut down horse slaughterhouses, people will abandon horses or even abuse them. Below is a sampler of the comments we received. What do you think? Join the conversation . . . 

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Abandon the Myth of the Unwanted Horse

By on June 15, 2007 in Animal Rescue and Care, Equine with 0 Comments By Wayne Pacelle
Abandon the Myth of the Unwanted Horse

I must say that the proponents of horse slaughter have done a pretty good job of staying on message and thereby confusing the issue. They know that Americans care about animal welfare, so they have been forced to concoct an argument that somehow makes horse . . . 

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Talk Back: Heard on Horse Slaughter

By on June 14, 2007 in Equine with 0 Comments By Wayne Pacelle

Readers responded from both sides of the fence to last week’s update on the combination of setbacks and progress in the battle to stop the slaughter of American horses for human consumption. Below is a sampler of the comments we received: This news is really . . . 

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Struggle to Spare Horses

By on June 5, 2007 in Equine with 0 Comments By Wayne Pacelle
Struggle to Spare Horses

If you are one of our many online advocates who have taken action on horse slaughter, you will receive an email from me sometime today providing the latest news about our battle to stop the slaughter of horses for human consumption. (If you have not . . . 

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Big Wins for Cockfighting and Horse Slaughter Bans

By on May 17, 2007 in Animal Rescue and Care, Equine with 0 Comments By Wayne Pacelle
Big Wins for Cockfighting and Horse Slaughter Bans

There have been some signature wins in state legislatures this week—particularly on two of the worst forms of animal abuse The HSUS has been campaigning to stamp out through the law. First, on Tuesday, in the Louisiana Senate, lawmakers passed an immediate ban on cockfighting . . . 

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