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ASPCA Awards $50,000 to Winners of ‘Help a Horse Day’ Contest

The ASPCA® (The American Society for the Prevention of Cruelty to Animals®) today revealed the seven winners of the 2015 ASPCA Help a Horse Day contest, a nationwide grant competition for equine rescues and sanctuaries to raise awareness about the…

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The Poo Conference of 1898 & the World Crisis of Too Many Horses: Part II

Horses were a part of everyday life in the days before the motor car made its grand entrance, but they were a necessary evil and there were insurmountable problems that went along with them. Flies, as any horse or stable…

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The Poo Conference of 1898 & the World Crisis of Too Many Horses: Part I

While we like to think of the horse as part of “the good old days,” in reality the horse has created and produced countless issues and problems for mankind for centuries. In fact the problems with horses can be traced…

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White House Recommends Removal of Horse Slaughter Funding in 2014

Congress could once again ban the use of federal funds to inspect horse slaughter plants in the United States if it follows the lead of the White House—a move that is strongly supported by The Humane Society of the United…

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ASPCA Calls for Permanent Ban on Horse Slaughter

Following the passage of the 2012 Agricultural Appropriations bill, the ASPCA® (The American Society for the Prevention of Cruelty to Animals®) is urging support of the American Horse Slaughter Prevention Act (HR 2966/S 1176), which would stop the slaughter of…

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USDA Bans Double-Decker Transport

The United States Department of Agriculture (USDA) has announced a complete ban on the use of double-decker trailers to transport American horses to slaughter. Previously, the 2006 regulation only prevented the transport of horses in double-decker trailers if they were…

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