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Horse Shooting Underscores Slaughter Debate

posted on March 28, 2013 at 12:56 PM

Horse slaughter opponents are pushing legislation in Congress to ban domestic slaughter, as well as the export of horses to other countries for slaughter. Full Story

NM Governor Asks Feds to Stop Horse Slaughterhouse

posted on April 13, 2012 at 3:27 PM

ALBUQUERQUE, N.M. (AP) -- New Mexico Gov. Susana Martinez is asking federal officials not to allow a southeastern New Mexico company to open the nation's first slaughterhouse for horses since 2007. Martinez said Friday she plans to send a letter... Full Story

Birth control to be used on wild herd

posted on August 5, 2011 at 4:42 PM

The U.S. Bureau of Land Management says it plans to use a birth-control drug to reduce the growth of wild horse herds in southwestern Wyoming. Full Story

Fatal Horse Virus Reported in West, Canada

posted on May 20, 2011 at 2:05 PM

BOISE, Idaho (AP) -- Horse owners and organizations nationwide are watching anxiously and some are shutting down shows and other events in an effort to keep a deadly horse virus outbreak that began in Utah from spreading beyond a handful of Western... Full Story

The Pony Express Celebrates its 150th Anniversary

posted on December 10, 2010 at 11:12 AM

The Pony Express Celebrates its 150th Anniversary
Ride along as Market to Market retraces the steps, or hoofbeats, of the Pony Express. This year marked the 150th Anniversary of the legendary mail service. Full Story

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