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Wild Horses in Romania – Struggle for Survival

fourpawsWild horses in such a denseley populated area as Europe? Yes! Only a few people know about this and even less try to help this threatened species. 2500 wild horses live in the Donaudelta in Romania – and the local authority decided to shoot down exactely these 2500 wild horses. The SPCA “Four Paws” arranged a program to rescue their lives – and gave them back hope. Continue reading

USA: Jan 5, 2011 – Straight from the Horse’s Heart: Head Horse Eater Loses Cool at SlaughterFest

Sue Wallis Shows Loser Frustration by Man-handling Reporter

Today, during the afternoon session of the much beleaguered pro-horse slaughter summit in Las Vegas a free-lance reporter and benign horse trainer was strong armed out of the conference room by the Bloodfest’s lead supporter, Wyoming State Representative Sue Wallis, currently under investigation for fraud and ethics charges.
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Los Angeles Times: U.S. official opposes wild-horse slaughter for food

Bureau of Land Management chief Bob Abbey tells a conference that his agency plans to give mares birth control instead.

Reporting from Las Vegas
Slaughtering wild horses for food isn’t a viable option for thinning herds that have strained public lands throughout the West, the federal Bureau of Land Management director told supporters of horse processing plants Tuesday. Continue reading