N.M. Governor to USDA: Deny Horse Processing Plant Permit

May 03, 2012

Gov. Martinez asked the USDA to consider a state's opposition when deciding whether to approve an application.... Read More


Lawmakers, Celebrities Urge Anti-Slaughter Bill Passage

April 27, 2012

Celebrities and animal welfare group representatives gathered to promote anti-slaughter legislation last week.... Read More


Tennessee Horse Processing Bill Stalled

April 18, 2012

Some legislators in the state questioned the parts of the legislation's constitutionality.... Read More


Governor Against N.M. Horse Processing Plant Inspections

April 18, 2012

Gov. Martinez says she will ask the USDA to deny placement of inspectors at a New Mexico meat processing plant... Read More


W.Va. Racing Regulators Allow Action in Slaughter Cases

April 16, 2012

The agency could take action against permit holders found to have knowingly sold a horse for slaughter.... Read More


Groups Ask FDA to Prevent Companion Horse Processing

March 30, 2012

The groups contend drugs administered during the horses' lives make them unsuitable for human consumption.... Read More


Gathering Calls for Congressional Horse Slaughter Ban

March 28, 2012

Horse welfare advocates called on Congress to reinstate the funding ban on USDA horsemeat inspections.... Read More


Tennessee Bill Discourages Slaughter Plant Court Challenges

March 21, 2012

Proposed Tennessee bill could make challenges to horse-processing plant development costly.... Read More


Oregon Horse Processing Plant Planned

March 16, 2012

n addition to the processing plant, the project includes an onsite equine "Rescue and Rejuvenation Program."... Read More


Initial Missouri Horse Processing Plant Site Nixed

March 15, 2012

Developers cited high site preparation costs as the reason for abandoning the Mountain Grove location.... Read More


Mo. Venue Owner: Locals Only at Horse Processing Meeting

March 12, 2012

The informational meeting will discuss the proposed plant and the feasibility study currently under way.... Read More


Opposition to Proposed Mo. Horse Processing Plant Arises

March 08, 2012

A proposal to open a horse processing plant in a Mo. town is being met by opposition by some residents.... Read More


Like UK College of Agriculture on Facebook

February 25, 2012

The UK College of Agriculture has several equine-related Facebook pages with the latest news and information.... Read More


Double-Decker Trailer Bill Advances

February 04, 2012

The bill, H.R. 7, contains language prohibiting the hauling of horses in double-deck trailers.... Read More


Survey: Majority Opposes Horse Processing

February 03, 2012

According to the pollsters, 80% of all those surveyed disapproved of horse processing, while 13% approved.... Read More


Equine Welfare Advocates Issue Slaughter Argument Challenge

January 16, 2012

A reward will be given to anyone who makes convincing argument in favor of reviving U.S.-based horse slaughter... Read More


USDA: Horse Slaughter Not Expected to Resume Soon

December 15, 2011

The USDA does not expect horse processing at U.S.-based plants is not expected to get under way soon. ... Read More


U.S. Horse Processing Could Resume Soon

November 30, 2011

One proponent believes horse processing in the United States could resume before the end of the year.... Read More


Kentucky Equine Survey Launches

November 21, 2011

A University of Kentucky-led study aims to assess the number of horses in the state and their economic impact.... Read More


Florida Thoroughbred Found Butchered

October 25, 2011

A Thoroughbred horse was discovered butchered alongside a road in northwest Miami-Dade County, Fla., Oct. 20.... Read More


Horse Slaughter Supporters, Opponents Face Off Online

September 30, 2011

Horse processing supporters and opponents have both posted petitions on a government website to gain support.... Read More


Bill would Amend HPA to Include Slaughter Ban

September 22, 2011

The transport, purchase, possession, or sale of horses for slaughter would be banned if the bill is passed.... Read More


Utah Men Charged in BLM Mustang Sale Scheme

September 16, 2011

Two men are facing charges in connection with a plot to buy wild horses and sell them to horsemeat processors.... Read More


Senate Bill Could Resume Horsemeat Inspection Funding

September 15, 2011

A Senator is working to pass a bill that could fund USDA horsemeat inspections at domestic processing plants.... Read More


USDA Rule Improves Transportation for Slaughter-Bound Horses

September 09, 2011

Double-decker trailers may not be used to transport slaughter-bound U.S.-based horses to processing plants.... Read More