The American Veterinary Medical Association (AVMA) has reinforced its opposition to the use of double-deck trailers to transport horses and other equines by approving a new policy on the humane transport of equines.
A proposed measure to prohibit the transport of horses in double-decker trailers in Illinois took a step toward becoming law on Tuesday when the state House of Representatives passed HB4162. The vote was 80 to 29.
A bill that would make a state-funded loan of up to $1 million available to construct a horse slaughtering facility in South Dakota is scheduled for a hearing in the state's Senate Agriculture Committee on Tuesday (Jan. 29).
The Livestock Marketing Association (LMA) issued a statement Jan. 7 indicating that the organization is not in support of the USDA's proposed rule on transporting horses. The LMA said the proposed rule, which would ban the use of...
The American Horse Council (AHC) today released a statement expressing the group's support of the USDA proposal to amend the regulations governing the commercial transportation of equines for slaughter. The proposed changes would extend the...
A company that ran what was the country's last remaining horse-slaughtering plant plans to ask the U.S. Supreme Court to review an Illinois law that forced the facility to close this fall, a lawyer said.
Cavel International of DeKalb, Ill., the nation's last active horse slaughter plant, will again be shuttered. A three-judge panel from the Seventh Circuit Court of Appeals ruled today in support of a lower court's earlier decision on the...
The changing dynamics of the horse industry in the United States can be likened to the ocean tides. At high tide there were somewhere between 25 and 27 million equines in this country. At low tide, that number dipped to under four million. Today,...
Weeks of lobbying by the horse industry were successful the evening of Aug. 2, when the United States House of Representatives voted overwhelmingly to remove from the Agriculture Appropriations Act language that could have stymied transportation of...
Big, beautiful, gentle and loving gelding. RPSI (Ulft/Rampal)
Was injured as youngster and has permanent limp in front
Healthy and requires no maintenance or treatment LOVES other horses and people - extremely affectionate and sweet. Easy kee ... Read More