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  1. New to Horses
    I've owned horses for over 30 years and during that time have trained my own and rehabbed a few others. In doing so, I don't generally go with what's most popular or with what I'm told but instead use a consensus method to my training choices when it comes to the safety and well being of any...
  2. Horses for Sale
    Story is the ex ended up with the horses and will be sending them to slaughter though is willing to sell them for $200 each (slaughter price) if someone wants them. These are horses that were initially rescued because they were slaughter bound. Details to come but there are 16/17 all TWHs and...
  3. Horse Talk
    First off, I am very Pro Humane Horse Slaughter in the US. I'm am ecstatic that they are opening up more plants. Apparently, in New Mexico, they are moving to open up a brand new slaughter plant & it got me thinking... Is there a way that a horse lover could possibly start a "feedlot" or more...
  4. Horse Talk
    This is extremely sad but that's why people need to sign it, please be sure to. https://petitions.whitehouse.gov/petition/disallow-equine-slaughter/0rKZSSz9 Spread this as much as you can please.
  5. Horse Colors and Genetics
    This is my 6 year old SAID to be QH gelding. He came from Colorado. He was bought as a 1 1/2 year old from a meat buyer. He was going to go to Mexico for slaughter. His name was Ace. He is a flaxen red dun. He has all the dun markings. Shoulder shadowing, ear tips, dorsal, cobwebbing, leg...
  6. Horse Talk
    This is for a class in my college that I am writing a paper about horse slaughter. I just need the results of the poll. If you guys wanna duke it out in the comments be my guest. But I just need the poll results. Thanks for your time.
  7. Horse Talk
    The other day my dad took one of my baby Shetlands a sale. :-( He said that she went to a guy that raffled her off for charity or something and she ended up going to somebody in minnesota. :cry: Do you think she'll go to slaughter? She was a 2 year old Shetland pony, but I'm still worried. :? I...
  8. Horse Talk
    I'm going up to the Kalona, IA sale this July on the 2nd and was wondering if ya'll had any tips for how to pick which horse to save from slaughter out of a big group of horses- I heard there was usually 350 loose horses, which breaks my heart. Especially since I can only save one. I'd just like...
  9. Horse Health
    I found these threads while googling for pregnant mare info, thought I'd share. I have already decided against estrogen therapy, but this cinches it. Poor mares and babies, I've heard of this before, hrer's proof of it's existence. Friends of Animals | Pregnant Mares' Urine Investigative Report...
  10. Horse Talk
    Hi there everyone. I am a very passionate horse person, who's world was absolutely shocked today. I've heard of meat buyers at auctions, and I've heard rescue stories and such, but I never put that together with our local auction. The last time I went and stayed for the horse sale (This was...
  11. Horse Protection
    Has anyone seen todays article out of Central Massachusetts about selling horses for meat? It's at: http://www.telegram.com/article/20110207/NEWS/102070407/-1/raw_story_links It's aweful what people do to horses!
  12. Draft Horses
    Everyone and anyone with a PMU horse please post a pic! These horses always are so sweet! The stuff below is just what happens at Premarin farms for those of you that don't already know, or that aren't sure. PMU (pregnant mares' urine) What happens to PMU mares? For approximately six months...
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