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Canadian Federation Of Humane Societies Conference Presentation Suggests Horse Slaughter Activists "Just Too Sensitive"

Written by:  Heather Clemenceau

In April I attended The National Animal Welfare Conference, offered by The Canadian Federation of Humane Societies.  The CFHS represents all the humane societies and SPCAs across Canada.  1,962 more words

Over-Breeding, Foal-Milling AQHA Posts Membership Results for 2015

Written by:  Heather Clemenceau

While new registrations and memberships of all pedigree horse breeds have been in decline overall since the 2008 recession,  registrations for the AQHA are possibly the hardest hit, due in part to the dominance of the quarter horse breed. 591 more words

A Modern Proposal: Eating Horses to Cure Overpopulation in America

When I read Caty Enders’ article, “Why you really should (but really can’t) eat horsemeat,” I could not help but think of Jonathan Swift’s “A Modest Proposal.” In response to the overpopulation in Ireland during the 1700s, Swift proposes that one-year old children should, “instead of being a charge upon their parents or the parish, or wanting food and raiment for the rest of their lives, they shall on the contrary contribute to the feeding, and partly to the clothing, of many thousands.”¹ When put in perspective, the idea of eating children in order to solve the problem of overpopulation is ludicrous, which it was meant to be as “A Modest Proposal” is a satire and points to the greater causes of overpopulation. 575 more words

Marigold Musings

Swedish rider defends decision to eat her horse after it was put down

A Swedish rider is defending her actions after she ate meat from her horse Iffy after it was put down due to a severe leg injury. 278 more words


Hierarchy of Needs: Food

Hearty, healthy, wholesome and meaty.

“The only creatures that eat more meat than Kazakhs, are wolves.”

The bottom of the Kazakh food pyramid would be meat. 481 more words


I’m The Real Victim

BY Knife

Other victims of violent crimes understand what I’m talking about. You’re hoping to spend a quiet evening by yourself, and suddenly you’re involved in a stabbing. 237 more words

Rutgers University

New Phenylbutazone Study Found To Have Toxic Potential For Scavenging Birds Of Prey

Written by:  Heather Clemenceau

A new peer-reviewed South African study that evaluates the toxicity of carprofen, flunixin and phenylbutazone in Cape vultures has found evidence of toxicity for al three non-steriodal anti-inflammatories (NSAIDs). 503 more words