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Retired Racehorses Rescued From Slaughter
Animals  (tags: racing, racehorses, rescue, slaughter, animalcruelty, killing, animaladvocates, AnimalWelfare, rescued )

Judith
- 421 days ago - valleynewslive.com
The story is multiplied thousands of times around the country, where retired racehorses are discarded to glue and meat factories. But, in North Dakota and Minnesota a group of passionate people are fighting to give them a second chance.
ACTION ALERT: Help Stop Horse Abuse at Laverton Knackery! PLEASE SIGN !
Animals  (tags: australian, thoroughbreds, racehorses, abused, beaten, suffering, laws, welfare, knackery )

Simone
- 743 days ago - animalsaustralia.org
Unwanted horses are being beaten, neglected and savagely slaughtered at a Victorian knackery that kills horses for pet food. An undercover investigation by Animals Australia member society -- the Coalition for Protection of Racehorses
ACTION ALERT: 13000 Racehorses Face Mass Slaughter as Ontario Racing Goes Bust!
Animals  (tags: racehorses, harness, thoroughbfeds, killed, slaughtered, cruelty, welfare )

Simone
- 844 days ago - thepetitionsite.com
It's predicted there may be a mass slaughter of up to 13,000 race horses (thoroughbreds and standardbreds, mostly) if the flailing horse racing industry collapses by next spring.
ACTION ALERT: CEO of Metro-Goldwyn-Mayer: Gray Barber STOP Letting Your Horses Go to Slaughter! PLEASE SIGN !
Animals  (tags: racehorses, thoroughbred, horse slaughter, cruelty, gray barber, horse welfare )

Simone
- 1129 days ago - change.org
The Horse Plus Humane Society has taken aim today at Metro-Goldwyn-Mayer CEO Gary Barber after the rescue group paid $100 for a three-year-old race horse worth $30,000 at an auction frequented by horse meat industry buyers.
SAVE RETIRED RACEHORSES FROM SLAUGHER - Please Sign Petition
Animals  (tags: racehorses, thoroughbred, racing industry, discarded horse slaughter, suffering, cruelty, legalisation )

Simone
- 1212 days ago - thepersianhorse.wordpress.com
Coming Home is one of 20,000 thoroughbreds discarded by the horse-racing industry every single year. The granddaughter of Kentucky Derby winner Unbridled and cousin of Eight Belles, this 6-year-old thoroughbred was sold to a meat buyer at auction.
ACTION ALERT: Support Horse Racing Drug Legalisation and Ban Horse Slaughter ! PLEASE TAKE ACTION !
Animals  (tags: racehorses, trotting horses, drugs, legalisation, protection, bills, congress, ban horse slaughter )

Simone
- 1324 days ago - tuesdayshorse.wordpress.com
"Today over 99% of Thoroughbred racehorses and 70% of Standardbred racehorses have a needle stuck in them four hours before a race." H.R. 1733, introduced by Rep. Ed Whitfield (R-KY) and S. 886, introduced by Sen. Tom Udall (D-NM), prohibits the use
PETA Plan Would Spare Thousands of Thoroughbreds From Slaughter
Animals  (tags: racehorses, retirement fund, sanctuaries, slaughtered, cruelty, suffering )

Simone
- 1329 days ago - americanchronicle.com
U.S. thoroughbred racing is an industry of numbers. Consider the projected statistics for 2011 alone. The number of horses running in the Kentucky Derby: no more than 20. The number of thoroughbred foals born: 24,900. The number of thoroughbreds who
Thoroughbreds: From Elite to Meat- PLEASE SIGN PETITION!
Animals  (tags: racehorses, slaughtered, slaughterhouses, cruelty, retirement sanctuaries, protectionlaw )

Simone
- 1329 days ago - news.change.org
A few weeks ago, a PETA undercover investigator filmed inside the breeding barns at one of the world's most expensive thoroughbred breeding facilities. We documented a factory assembly-line regimen in which stallions "service" more than 100 mares each
Thoroughbreds: From Elite to Meat
Animals  (tags: racehorses, slaughterhouses, horse slaughter, suffering, horse welfare )

Simone
- 1331 days ago - huffingtonpost.com
There's no question that four-time Super Bowl winner Terry Bradshaw is a champion, but, vested interest aside, why is he talking up an industry in which even winners are losers?: horse racing. Footballers can retire with money in the bank, but
ACTION ALERT: Eight Belles' Cousin Saved From Slaughter ! PLEASE SIGN !
Animals  (tags: racehorses, jockey club, retirement homes, sanctuaries, horse slaughter, horse welfare )

Simone
- 1331 days ago - secure.peta.org
Coming Home is one of 20,000 thoroughbreds discarded by the horse-racing industry every single year. The granddaughter of Kentucky Derby winner Unbridled and cousin of Eight Belles, this 6-year-old thoroughbred was sold to a meat buyer at auction when sh
Electrical Cable Removed After Horse Deaths
Animals  (tags: animals, horses, racehorses, death, humans, society, sadness, animalwelfare )

Yrna
- 1411 days ago - news.sky.com
A section of electrical cable has been removed from the paddock area of Newbury Racecourse after two horses suddenly collapsed and died on Saturday. The racehorses were apparently electrocuted.
Industry Can Learn From Greyhound Ban
Animals  (tags: greyhound racing ban, greyhound welfare, racehorses, horse racing industry, eight belles )

Simone
- 1823 days ago - sports.espn.go.com
A dog named Rain Spot crossed the wire first in Saturday's 10th race at Raynham Park, a track that has been around for 69 years, and then it was over. Rain Spot's race is the last dog race that will ever be run in Massachusetts, a state where voters
The Slaughterhouses Where Racehorses Are Retired
Animals  (tags: racehorses, slaughtered, thoroughbreds, cruelty, ferdinand )

Simone
- 2027 days ago - all-creatures.org
While millions of viewers watch this year's Belmont Stakes, former champions like Charismatic and War Emblem are half a world away in Japan. Thousands of other less famous U.S.-bred thoroughbreds have also been exported overseas for breeding and racing.
PLEASE TAKE ACTION: Stop the Export of Racehorses to Japan!!!!
Animals  (tags: racehorses, thoroughbreds, sold to japan, slaughtered, suffering, cruelty )

Simone
- 2027 days ago - secure.peta.org
I was deeply troubled to learn that today's racing stars may be sold to Japanese thoroughbred breeders and, like Ferdinand, end up in a slaughterhouse. PETA's undercover investigation of the largest horse slaughterhouse in Japan shows that no horses are
NY Racehorse Owners Willing to Spend a Bit to Save Lives (NY)
Animals  (tags: racehorses, owners, trainers, retirements, rescues, welfare )

Simone
- 2228 days ago - tuesdayshorse.wordpress.com
There are many caring owners in the Thoroughbred world. And not just at the top end of the sport. Owners of the less expensive brand want what is best for their horses too. The Standardbred people are right there with them. It is always good to see
 

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