Horses in the Headlines Around the World

New regulations will go into effect on March 31 that will require all horses imported from the United States and slated for processing at Canadian plants to be held at a Canadian feedlot for a minimum of six months prior to processing. The new regulations come in response to heightened ... Read More
April 6, 2017AnnieFannie
Horse slaughter faces bipartisan opposition in Congress, making a report such as GAO 11-228 essential to justify bringing it back to US soil. In the period since domestic slaughter ended, horses have been shipped to Canada and Mexico for slaughter. However the US does not track the drugs given to ... Read More
April 6, 2017AnnieFannie
Horses in the Headlines
Animal protection organization Dierenbescherming stopped filming abuse on horse markets because of aggression employees face from horse traders. “We can no longer guarantee the safety of our people,” Piko Fieggen of the organization said. According to Fieggen, incidents are becoming more and more serious and employees have dealt with spitting, ... Read More
September 1, 2016AnnieFannie