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New Mexico Succeed In Fight To End Horse Slaughter
New Mexico Succeed In Fight To End Horse Slaughter
  The order made by the state district judge in Santa FE has abolished plans in New Mexico for the slaughter of horses for human consumption. Front Range Equine Rescue and the state sued Valley Meat Company in 2013 over its plan to convert its cattle processing to butchering horses and sell the meat abroad.   An animal rights lawyer, who represented Front Range Equine Rescue, stated the order will block horse meat production in the state. "The parties agreed to end the case because Valley Meat agreed to a permanent order from the court which prohibits it from ever slaughtering horses or
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How Much Does a Horse Weigh?
How Much Does a Horse Weigh?
In the Swedish cult classic, Pippi Longstocking, a small freckled girl lifts and twirls her closest companion, a spotted white horse round and round with ease. Some little girls may have trained their horse/pony to walk on its hind legs, sit at a dinner table or have taught dairy cows how to jump like a horse, but no one has come close to lifting and twirling a horse so blissfully as Pippi.   Do you know how much the horse’s head weighs alone? This is always around 10% of the horse’s total weight, unless they have a really big noggin.   A completely matured
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