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VIDEO: Rescued Horse Sees Snow for First Time Ever, Acts Just Like Puppy
Offbeat  (tags: rescued animals, Horse welfare, snow falls, enjoyment, freedom, safety, good times )

- 554 days ago -
Bella the rescue horse was thrilled when she encountered snow for the first time! The steed, originally from Florida, had never been in this sort of weather until her relocation to Michigan. During the first snowfall of the season, she discovered that...
Barbaro Died 10 Years Ago Today. WhatâEUR(TM)s Changed?
Offbeat  (tags: barbaro, sadness, tragedy, racehorse, breakdown, memories, horse welfare )

- 892 days ago -
BarbaroâEUR(TM)s public breakdown, numerous treatments and eventual death should have galvanized horse racing to deal with its equine athletes in a more ethical and compassionate manner. WhatâEUR(TM)s changed? Nothing.
Foundation Seeks Foster Homes For Horses
Offbeat  (tags: racehorses, thoroughbred, retirement foundations, adoptions, foster homes, horse welfare )

- 2812 days ago -
The country's largest racehorse retirement program, the Thoroughbred Retirement Foundation (TRF), recently issued an urgent plea to horse lovers and ranch owners across the nation to participate in a Foster Care program.
Government Pays PR Company £45,000 to Tell Travellers Not to Turn Their Horses Into Food
Offbeat  (tags: DEFRA, payment, travellers, horse drawn carriages, transport, horse welfare, horse slaughter )

- 2849 days ago -
A Government department paid a PR company thousands to inform travellers about a law governing the consumption of horses. The Department for Environment, Food and Rural Affairs handed Linstock Communications over £45,000 to raise awareness,
Grass Roots Horse Demands That BLM Create Identification System for Wild Horses
Offbeat  (tags: grass roots, horse welfare, organization, identification, locations, welfare, wild horses, BLM )

- 3108 days ago -
In light of the BLM's continued determination to prevent citizens and journalists from observing, documenting, and photographing the thousands of wild horses that are being run off their ranges into waiting traps and ultimately, into long-term holding
Billboards Hope To Save Horses From Being Slaughtered
Offbeat  (tags: billboad campaign, stop slaughtering horses, awarness, public, cruelty, horse welfare )

- 3115 days ago -
At least 100,000 horses each year are taken from the United States to be slaughtered. But a local campaign is hoping to change that.
Protesters Call for End to Canada's Horse Slaughter
Offbeat  (tags: canada, protesters, campaigining, stop horse slaughter, horse welfare, legalisation )

- 3207 days ago -
Opponents of the Canadian horse-slaughter industry make the argument that harmful chemicals injected into the horses as medicine could slip into the food supply. But it is really the images of the animals in the minutes before they were put to death at
New Website Focuses on Horsemeat Concerns
Offbeat  (tags: american horses, horsemeat, discussions, cruelty, horse welfare, new website )

- 3221 days ago -
A new website has been launched highlighting concerns over the slaughter of American horses for human consumption.
Willie Nelson: It's Time to Stop the Inhumane Slaughter of Horses in U.S.
Offbeat  (tags: willie nelson, horse advocates, fighting against horse slaughter, horse welfare )

- 3387 days ago -
We ride horses in America, we don't eat them. My friends and I supported efforts that shut down foreign-owned horse slaughterhouses in the United States, and we continue to work to pass the federal Prevention of Equine Cruelty Act (HR 503/S 727),
Selling the "Unwanted Horse"
Offbeat  (tags: unwanted horses, labeled, horse slaughter, horse welfare, horse advocates )

- 3406 days ago -
One cannot imagine used cars being marketed as "unwanted cars" or existing homes being offered as "unwanted homes". But amazingly the Unwanted Horse Coalition (UHC) has managed to define horses offered for sale and unlucky enough to be purchased for
States Want Slaughterhouses, Despite Decline in Horsemeat Market
Offbeat  (tags: tragedy, horse slaughterhouses, states, laws, horse welfare, legalisation )

- 3427 days ago -
The Idaho Senate just passed a resolution in favor of legalizing horse slaughter. Sadly, they're just one of many Western and Midwestern states hopping on the slaughter wagon, using the same rationale we've heard before -- blaming the rise in neglected
New Canadian Slaughter Regulations Creating Frenzy Among U.S. Kill Buyers
Offbeat  (tags: canadian slaughter regulations, frenzy, us horse killers, horse welfare, ban horse slaughter )

- 3428 days ago -
When the Canadian Food Inspection Agency (CFIA) announced that it would implement new, stricter regulations on the horses it would accept into their slaughterhouses as of July 31st, 2010, many equine advocates in the U.S. thought it was good news.
A Whimsical Peek Into a Horse's New Year's Resolutions
Offbeat  (tags: horses, new year, 2020, resolutions, horse welfare )

- 3484 days ago -
The beginning of a new year; the beginning of a new decade, and nothing stays the same. With the start of the New Year comes the hope of a bright future and amazing new adventures
Kindness Can Become a Killer
Offbeat  (tags: kindess, horse welfare, obese fat suffering horses, ponies, overfeed )

- 3524 days ago -
WE are killing our horses with kindness, a leading charity warned this week. Many are obese, overfed and dangerously unhealthy but according to a survey released by World Horse Welfare, people do not realise what a serious problem this

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