Category: Horse Neglect & Abandonment

The state of equine welfare in the United States has suffered since the closure of the processing plants with no provisions put into place, many supporting a federal bill have indicated that this is not the case. Following are some articles regarding the situation:

HSUS horse sanctuary director sues over firing

Capital Press The former director of a horse sanctuary operated by the Humane Society of the United States claims she was fired for “whistleblowing activities” involving environmental and workplace safety rules. Kathleen Strek, former director of the group’s Duchess Sanctuary…

Horse Rescuers Overwhelmed in NM

EDGEWOOD, N.M. (KRQE) – After undercover video of alleged abuses at an animal auction went public, horse rescue organizations are suddenly swamped with animals. Full article

Unwanted Horses and Hungry Humans

By Alice Villalobos, DVM, DPNAP Veterinary Practice News A friend recently wrote: “Horse meat … why would anyone in their right mind want to eat it??? Very important issue. … Boo on Canada.” Attached was a link to a video.…

12 horses seized due to severe animal cruelty

CBS47 The image of just how emaciated these horses are really tells the story, you can see their bones through their skin, and some can barely stand. Click here to read more FEDERAL LEGISLATION & REGULATION Federal Updates on legislation…

California horse abandonment probed

Animal welfare authorities in California are seeking whoever is responsible for abandoning an emaciated horse near a rural road in the city of Ontario earlier this week. Click here to read more