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Letter: Are we really horse lovers? – Salt Lake Tribune

Letter: Are we really horse lovers?Salt Lake TribuneIt seems clear that we in Utah value and appreciate horses. How can it be, then, that after 10 horses in Magna were left to die of thirst and starvation, the only solution I have seen proposed to address similar situations is a state slaughter facility …

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Abandoned horses keep flooding overtaxed rescues – Ellwood City Ledger

Abandoned horses keep flooding overtaxed rescuesEllwood City LedgerAt the Red Bucket Equine Rescue about 50 miles east of Los Angeles, Susan Peirce has taken in old, sick, starving, feral and abandoned horses, as well as those considered too slow or lame to race. She's intercepted horses headed for legal slaughter in … and more »

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BLM gathers 140 wild horses, public viewing welcome – Dixie Press Online

Dixie Press Online BLM gathers 140 wild horses, public viewing welcomeDixie Press OnlineGiving the states control would mean sending more of the horses to slaughter! Look what has happened in the past when states did acquire some of the wild horses & burros. Apparently the BLM never read or even skimmed the NAS study that […]

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Valley horse rescues running out of money – KTAR.com

Horsetalk Valley horse rescues running out of moneyKTAR.com"The most disturbing thing for me is that American horses are being shipped to Canada or Mexico for slaughter," said Kim Meagher of Wildhorse Ranch Rescue in Gilbert, Ariz. "It's not a humane death as some people might think. These animals are brutally …Protecting Alto's wild horse herd (part […]

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Valley horse rescues running out of donations – KTAR.com

KTAR.com Valley horse rescues running out of donationsKTAR.com"The most disturbing thing for me is that American horses are being shipped to Canada or Mexico for slaughter," said Kim Meagher of Wildhorse Ranch Rescue in Gilbert, Ariz. "It's not a humane death as some people might think. These animals are brutally …

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Abandoned horses keep flooding overtaxed rescues – Ellwood City Ledger

Abandoned horses keep flooding overtaxed rescuesEllwood City LedgerAt the Red Bucket Equine Rescue about 50 miles east of Los Angeles, Susan Peirce has taken in old, sick, starving, feral and abandoned horses, as well as those considered too slow or lame to race. She's intercepted horses headed for legal slaughter in … and more »

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Protecting Alto’s wild horse herd (part two) – Ruidoso News

KTAR.com Protecting Alto's wild horse herd (part two)Ruidoso News(This is the second part of a two-part series on the future of a wild horse herd in Alto. The first story covered the frustrations of herd advocates over the handling of a complaint against herd member Rock Star, a gelding, and his sale probably for …Valley […]

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Cloud Foundation: BLM poised to eradicate last large wild horse herds in … – SweetwaterNOW.com

Cloud Foundation: BLM poised to eradicate last large wild horse herds in …SweetwaterNOW.comAs recently as July 10, Utah Representative Chris Stewart introduced HR 5058, The Wild Horse Oversight Act of 2014 which, according to a Salt Lake Tribune article, “could allow states to sell wild horses to slaughter.” “Apparently, Congressman Stewart …

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Horse rescue groups running out of room and money – Dailyrecord.com

Horse rescue groups running out of room and moneyDailyrecord.comShe's intercepted horses headed for legal slaughter in Mexico and Canada and to auction in the U.S.. As a result, space and cash are in short supply. Plus, the recession led to higher prices on everything horses need, including boarding, vets, farriers …

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NACo passes horse resolution — will it convince Congress to act? – St. George Daily Spectrum

NACo passes horse resolution — will it convince Congress to act?St. George Daily SpectrumIn a press release distributed last week, the AWHP reports that various polls show 72 percent of Americans support protecting and preserving wild horses on public land and 80 percent oppose horse slaughter, while just 29 percent of Americans want …

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