“Horses are our dutiful companions and partners in work and sport – not a meal…” WASHINGTON, DC, USA — Yesterday, September 19th 2019, the U.S. Senate Appropriations Committee included a provision in the FY2020 Agriculture Appropriations bill to maintain the ban on slaughtering horses in the U.S, thanks to Senators Lindsay Graham (R-SC), Tom Udall […]

via U.S. Senate Committee Maintains Ban on Horse Slaughter in the U.S. — Straight from the Horse’s Heart

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Opinion by Debbie Coffey, V.P. & Dir. of Wild Horse Affairs, Wild Horse Freedom Federation Sadly, as many of you know, Return to Freedom, ASPCA, HSUS, Humane Society Legislative Fund, and the little known American Mustang Foundation (formed by lobbyists in 2016), threw their hats in the ring with many pro-horse slaughter livestock industry organizations, including the National Cattlemen’s Association, […]

via Return to Freedom uses fear tactic to push disastrous proposal for America’s wild horses & burros — Straight from the Horse’s Heart

by Kari Pugh as published on OBXToday.com Several of the northern Outer Banks wild mustangs, and their friend Raymond the mule, have been spotted during and following Hurricane Dorian, and everybody appears unscathed. “Every horse we’ve seen has been fine,” Meg Puckett, herd manager for the Corolla Wild Horse Fund, said Saturday afternoon.”No reason to […]

via ‘Butts to the wind’ works! Outer Banks wild horses appear fine after hurricane — Straight from the Horse’s Heart

by Meilin Tompkins as published on WCNC.com The wild horses are actually better equipped to handle a hurricane than most humans living on the Outer Banks. COROLLA, N.C. — Many people have been wondering if the Outer Banks’ Wild Horses will evacuate when Hurricane Dorian moves past the Carolina coast. According to the Corolla Wild […]

via Outer Banks’ wild horses know how to survive a hurricane — Straight from the Horse’s Heart

Source: WTKR.com COROLLA, N.C. – The Corolla Wild Horse Fund needs your help to protect horses on the Outer Banks. The organization is looking to get more than 2,000 signatures on a petition to have a barbed wire fence removed or replaced with a safer option after a young stallion named Joaquin died from injuries […]

via Corolla Wild Horse Fund starts petition to removed barbed wire fence after horse dies — Straight from the Horse’s Heart

by Suzanne Roy as published on The Sacramento Bee “The prospect that California mustangs could be sold for slaughter by the federal agency charged with protecting them has sparked widespread outrage…” Many Western states, including California, are debating how to manage America’s wild horse and burro populations. On one side, you have powerful livestock interests that have […]

via California’s wild horses are under attack. Will we protect them from slaughter? — Straight from the Horse’s Heart

By Jill Croteau as published on Global News “The government is talking massive culling, that’s the word right now,” They roam the Eastern slopes in the Foothills of Alberta and many argue wild horses are part of the province’s landscape and deserve to be there, enjoying their freedom. Others say they’re a threat to the […]

via Possible end to birth control program for wild horses could trigger cull in Alberta — Straight from the Horse’s Heart