Rewards Offered in Illegal Slaughter, Horsemeat Cases

October 20, 2015

Last week investigators raided three illegal slaughter farms in Loxahatchee and West Palm Beach, Florida. ... Read More


Florida Raids Yield Arrests at Illegal Slaughter Farms

October 14, 2015

Six people were arrested following raids at the three illegal slaughter farms, some of which processed horses.... Read More


Judge Rules Against New Mexico Horse Processing Plant

September 24, 2015

A judge has expanded a 2014 injunction to include the new owners of a plant that was once intended to process horses.... Read More


Oklahoma Racetrack Adopts Anti-Slaughter Policy

August 24, 2015

Remington Park has adopted a policy that denies stall space to those who sell retired racehorses for slaughter.... Read More


Another Horse Found Butchered in South Florida

July 23, 2015

A 3-year-old filly was found butchered in a Hiaheah pasture on July 22. ... Read More


Survey: Owners Consider Vets Important in Horse Health Care

July 17, 2015

The 2015 AHP Equine Industry Survey shows that horse owners rely on vets, industry has stabilized since Great Recession.... Read More


House Committee Rejects Anti-Horse Slaughter Amendment

July 11, 2015

The agriculture funding bill amendment would have prevented funding for U.S. horsemeat processing plant inspections.... Read More


New Mexico County Opposes Proposed Anti-Slaughter Bill

June 04, 2015

Eddy County commissioners oppose legislation banning the transport of horses to other countries for processing.... Read More


Poll Recap: Equine Welfare Issues

May 19, 2015

Of the 1,238 respondents, 517 (42%) said they are most concerned about "unwanted" horses. ... Read More


A Refresher on Horse Processing in the United States

May 07, 2015

Horse processing for human consumption has a long history. Here's a look at the country's current sentiments.... Read More


Legislators Make Latest Bid to Ban Horse Processing

April 24, 2015

The legislation would ban U.S. horse processing plants and prevent the transport of horses to foreign slaughterhouses.... Read More


Hialeah, Florida, Horse Found Slaughtered

January 09, 2015

Police said an owner found his horse slaughtered in his barn when he went to feed then animal on Jan. 7.... Read More


Spending Bill Maintains Horse Slaughter Ban

December 18, 2014

The bill will effectively prevent any horse slaughterhouses from opening until Sept. 30, 2015.... Read More


EU Bans Horsemeat Processed in Mexico

December 11, 2014

But one slaughter proponent doesn't believe the ban will stop the flow of horsemeat sold offshore.... Read More


Horses Removed from Illegal Slaughter Farm in Florida

October 09, 2014

Authorities removed 10 horses--including three off-the-track Thoroughbreds--from a property in Southwest Miami-Dade.... Read More


Panel: Racehorse Welfare Tied to Cultural Change

August 13, 2014

Panelists say improvements in regard to horse health and welfare is closely tied to racing cultural changes.... Read More


New Mexico Plant Withdraws Animal Processing Application

August 04, 2014

The firm's attorney is blaming some equine advocates for the livestock processing application withdrawal. ... Read More


How Ireland is Managing its Unwanted Horses

July 31, 2014

Researchers are establishing trends and seeing a clearer picture of Ireland's unwanted horse population.... Read More


House Committee Passes Slaughter Ban Amendment

May 30, 2014

In effect, the ban on horsemeat inspection funding makes it impossible to process horses in the United States.... Read More


Senate Committee Passes 2015 Slaughter Ban Amendment

May 23, 2014

The amendment would prevent the USDA from using a portion of its 2015 budget to fund horsemeat inspections.... Read More


Obama Budget Could Halt Horse Plant Inspections Through 2015

March 07, 2014

A request contained in a budget proposal from President Barack Obama could halt horse processing through 2015.... Read More


Horse Processing Advocate Sue Wallis Dies in Wyoming

January 30, 2014

Sue Wallis, who made headlines as a vocal proponent of U.S. horse processing, died Tuesday. She was 56.... Read More


Judge Rules against N.M. Horse Processing Plant

January 21, 2014

A judge granted an injunction preventing Valley Meat Co. from opening its long-sought horse processing plant.... Read More


Omnibus Bill Passes, Nixes Horse Processing

January 20, 2014

Congress has passed a bill that eliminates funding to carry out horsemeat inspections at domestic plants. ... Read More


2014 Fiscal Bill Could Defund USDA Horsemeat Inspections

January 14, 2014

If passed, the proposed legislation would once again strip the USDA of funding for horsemeat inspections.... Read More