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NewsShowing News14-06-2012
In the stables at a prominent quarter horse track in New Mexico, workers quietly nicknamed Jose Trevino Morales's stables as the "Zetas' stables" and say they often saw people show up with bags of cash to buy the horses. On Tuesday, authorities raided those stables and a horse ranch in Oklahoma accusing Trevino and others of running a sophisticated money-laundering operati...

NewsHorse Welfare News13-06-2012
Officials say nine horses and mules owned by the National Park Service died from a lack of water at a wildlife refuge. The animals were found at the Pixley National Wildlife Refuge located about 70 miles southeast of Fresno last week. National parks officials say the seven mules and two horses died of kidney failure when a water supply system at the refuge failed. The animals were used ...

NewsProduct News13-06-2012
In the center of an arena at Cal Expo on Saturday, Dip A Topaz, a 7-year-old mare, stood stock still while the auctioneer warbled into the loudspeaker. Two thousand potential buyers watched as the mare's rider shook a plastic bag and crawled around in the dirt between her legs to demonstrate her calmness. Her buckskin coat gleamed in the midafternoon sun. The Western States Horse Ex...

NewsHorse Welfare News11-06-2012
A Bureau of Land Management (BLM) mustang gather intended to save animals from drought conditions jeopardizes the health and safety of pregnant mares and very young foals, according to some wild horse welfare advocates. JoLynn Worley, BLM spokeswoman, said that on June 8, the BLM began an emergency gather of 630 wild horses from Jackson Mountain Herd Management Area (HMA) near Winnemucca, N...

NewsHorse Welfare News11-06-2012
The European Commission now agrees that EU legislation on long-distance transport of animals to slaughter needs to be reviewed. Late last week,  the EU Commissioner for Health and Consumer Policy, John Dalli, agreed with welfare groups that the present Transport Regulation cannot adequately protect animals on long journeys and must be reviewed. The charity World Horse Welfare said ...

NewsEventing News08-06-2012
After training a wild mustang in just 90 days, Sunol resident Justin Mott won "rookie champion" and captured high scores May 20 in Southern California in the Extreme Mustang Makeover. Out of 35 horses, Syringa, fresh from the Idaho wilderness, placed first in handling and condition, third in the rural trail ride and fifth in the urban trail course. Syringa showed that she could resp...

NewsEventing News07-06-2012
The RSPCA is sending a team of 32 officers during peak times. The team will include the charity’s newly appointed specialist equine officers, a handpicked team of eight which was put together earlier this year in response to an increase in the number of incidents involving horses. In 2007 a horse drowned during the traditional washing ritual in the River Eden. Chief Inspector ...

NewsHorse Welfare News07-06-2012
The U.S. Department of Agriculture has amended regulations to require horse industry organizations that license certain people to assess minimum penalties for violations of the Horse Protection Act. The move by USDA's Animal and Plant Health Inspection Service which administers the Animal Welfare Act, is meant to help eliminate the inhumane practice of horse soring-a practice primarily used...

Emaciated horses barely clinging to life at a New Mexico auction house, their last stop before a lengthy trip to a slaughterhouse south of the border, give credence to grim tales from around the Southwest. People unable to afford the rising cost of hay, dumping their horses on the side of the road. Tens of thousands of wild horses roaming public and tribal lands, stripping drought-plagued lan...

NewsShowing News06-06-2012
As the thoroughbred industry remains under siege, reeling from reports of horses used and abused and treated to the kind of milkshakes you can't order in a Baskin Robbins, the Belmont Stakes does not offer much in the way of a feel-good antidote. I'll Have Another might become the 12th Triple Crown winner, and the first since Affirmed in 1978, but the colt is trained by Doug O'N...

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