Tag Archives: horse slaughter

The good and bad of the AQHA.

American Quarter Horse Association (AQHA) is a nonprofit 501c(5) organization.  Their mission is as follows: AQHA Mission Statement To record and preserve the pedigree of the American Quarter Horse while maintaining the integrity of the breed and welfare of its … Continue reading

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Phenylbutazone, horse meat and human consumption

 I am not a medical doctor, but I don’t think you need to be a medical doctor to add up the facts below and draw the conclusion that phenylbutazone (bute) is not harmful for humans. Reports show:  70% of the … Continue reading

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Hip #585, Today You Rest.

Dear Hip #584, I know today you were confused.  It all happened so fast.  Let me explain. This morning, you were left at auction tied to a wall.  You were aged, unsound, in pain and alone.  No one saw where you … Continue reading

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Horse Slaughter – Will the SAFE Act actually SAVE anything?

Today I came across a post from 2011.  It was after I had spent the day at the State House in MA fighting to Ban Slaughter.  Back then, I was optimistic that the battle would be won swiftly; and with … Continue reading

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Quick overview – Legal versus Illegal horse slaughter in Florida

Recently a valued show horse (Phedras de Blonde) was stolen and slaughtered in Palmetto, Florida. Most of the illegal slaughter houses are in Florida.  Most of the horses slaughtered illegally are purchased legally at auction or collected from “Free on … Continue reading

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