Omnibus Budget Will End Chances of Horse Slaughter Plants Opening in US
CHICAGO, Jan. 14, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Equine Welfare Alliance, Inc. -- The omnibus bill pending before Congress this week contains language that will end the possibility of proposed horse slaughter plants opening in New Mexico and Missouri.
The American Association of Equine Sports Preservation Makes Continued Push to Save Hollywood Park Racetrack
ARCADIA, Calif., Jan. 3, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The American Association of Equine Sports Preservation (AAESP) and its allies in the U.S. horse racing industry, including legendary horse trainer Jack Van Berg, famed "horse whisperer" Monty Roberts, television personality and jockey Chantal Sutherland, trainers Tom Proctor and Doug O'Neill, Hall of Fame jockey Mike Smith, and prominent California residents and horse fans worldwide, are requesting help from California Governor Jerry Brown to keep Hollywood Park Racetrack in Inglewood, CA open as a world-class entertainment complex, international horse training park and premier center for horse wellness programs benefiting U.S.
Major Grants Promise Better Finish For Retired Racehorses, Says American Humane Association
National Animal Welfare Group Applauds Thoroughbred Aftercare Alliance for Providing $1 Million to 23 Accredited Thoroughbred Aftercare Facilities WASHINGTON, Dec. 16, 2013 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- If thoroughbreds are known for anything it is for their spectacular finishes, and because their racing careers are much shorter than their overall lifespans, true horse lovers believe that the lives of these magnificent animals should have spectacular finishes, too.