The Bureau of Land Management is poised to continue its costly, cruel and inhumane helicopter roundups of wild horses and burros in 2014, according to contracts timidly released at 4:33 PM ET last Friday, January 31.
âThe public overwhelmingly supports wild horse protection, but, the BLM is taking its marching orders from the Rock Springs Grazing Association, whose members view mustangs as competition for cheap, tax-subsidized livestock grazing on public lands.â.
Veterinarians who travel to their patients are now closer to having the complete ability to transport and administer controlled substances to provide pain management, anesthesia or euthanasia.
A bill coming before the US Congress in January 2014 by the House and Senate Agriculture Appropriations committee includes language barring the U.S. Department of Agriculture from funding inspections at horse slaughter plants.
As part of its effort to make its actions transparent and accessible to the public, APHIS is highlighting enforcement actions taken in response to violations of the Horse Protection Act.
Priscilla Presley has put her support behind federal legislation to protect horses from lives of constant pain by joining The Humane Society of the United States in urging Congress to pass the Prevent All Soring Tactics Act of 2013.
A key land conservation incentive scheduled to expire this month will greatly impact where we ride, drive, race, compete, raise foals and grow hay tomorrow.
Protesters and horses took to the streets of Paris to complain about a plan to treble taxes on equestrian centers, saying that the tax increases would result in thousands of horses being doomed to slaughter.
Race horses are sometimes injected with more than a dozen drugs ahead of races, advocates of the new rules say. This "doping" may mask injuries, put the animals at risk and undermine the sport of horse racing.
A national coalition of more than 50 organizations, blasted the Bureau of Land Management for continuing business as usual with the massive removal of wild horses in Wyoming.