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Resolution for National Horse Day Passes U.S. Senate
Resolution passed November 18, 2004 and awaiting action from the President of the U.S.
S. Res. 452 designates December 13, 2004, as National Day of the Horse and encouraging the people of the United States to be mindful of the contribution of horses to the economy, history, and character of the United States.

 H.R.857 The American Horse Slaughter Prevention Act
Introducted in the House Of Representative on February 13, 2003 - to prevent the slaughter of horses in and from the United States for human consumption by prohibiting the slaughter of horses for human consumption and by prohibiting the trade and transport of horseflesh and live horses intended for human consumption, and for other purposes.  Write your local legislators and urge them to support this bill!

Texas H.B. 1324
Sponsored by Rep. Betty Brown of Kauffman, TX (home to a horse slaughterhouse) this bill will LEGALIZE horse slaughter in TX!
CALL AND WRITE - OPPOSE TEXAS H.B. 1324  THANKS TO TH E HARD WORK OF SO MANY, THIS BILL IS NOW DEAD!

The Horse Slaughter Bill
Senator Dianne Feinstein of California is soon to introduce the Horse Slaughter Bill.  A better bill for  a better future for our horses!

New York State Horse Council Publishes "Fit For Sale" Brochure
Guidelines for individuals selling their horses within the state of New York released on 9/28/02.
Any horse less than a 4 on the Henneke Scale is now considered unfit for sale!  

Pennsylvania Publishes "Fit For Sale" Brochure!
Guidelines for individuals selling their horses within the state of Pennsylvania!  

H.R. 3781 - American Horse Slaughter Prevention Act
As it is written, this legislation will stand to recognize the "captive bolt" as a means for humane euthanasia - the CAPTIVE BOLT IS USED IN THE SLAUGHTERHOUSES AND IS CRUEL AND INHUMANE!!!!!!!!

NY Dealer Pleads Guilty

 H.R.2622 - Helping Out to Rescue and Save Equine Act

31 Horses Seized from Double Decker - 61 Charges Filed

Strangles At New Holland?
New Holland sells horse suspected of strangles, boards horse for one week and then attempts to resell a 2nd time!

Cavel Plans Expansion

June 25, 2001 - PA Criminalizes Transport of Equines in Double Deckers
CONGRATULATIONS PENNSYLVANIA RESIDENTS - YOU DID IT!
Arlow Kiehl Appeals PA Conviction


Horse Meat Front Page News - Wall Street Journal

Horse Slaughter On The Rise
Mad Cow Ravages US Equine Community

NYC Carriage Horses - Write Your Letter Today!
ASPCA Campaign Update

No Downers For Dinner!
Horses are considered livestock and they will benefit from this legislation. Write letters urging the FDA to pass Docket No. 98P-0151/CP1

NY - Free Farm Animal Conference, January 31, 2001
ERR attended the meeting.

THANK YOU ASPCA - for naming the Equine Rescue Resource your website of the week - December 27, 2000!   Read the ASPCA Newsletter - 12/27/00

THE THREE LEGGED BILL HAS BEEN TABLED!!!  
YOUR EFFORTS, LETTERS, FAXES AND TELEPHONE CALLS DID MAKE THE DIFFERENCE!
HB590 - Horse Transportation Bill Amended to LEGALIZE CRUELTY!
PENNSYLVANIA RESIDENTS - YOUR URGENT ATTENTION IS REQUIRED!
The legislators need to near from you NOW on the 3-Legged Horse Bill.
Covers the issues, updates, contact names/numbers and links to orginal/amended bill.

HB590 Press Coverage
PA newspapers have covered the story!

HB590 GOVERNMENT OFFICIAL STATUS
Link to PA Government page outlining the history of the "3 Legged Bill"

Help Preserve The Last of the Wild Horses in New Mexico

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Blind Thoroughbred sold at New Holland Auction is Slaughtered with 24 hours of the sale.

Horses Stolen In California - HORSE HAVE BEEN RECOVERED!!!!!!

EPN - Info On WNV & Links to State Updates
15 Horses in 5 States Infected w/WNV-7 Dead

Equine Industry Input Sought for Federal EVA Program Proposals

NY - 10 Horses and 2 Donkeys Rescued
One of the rescues involved, Waverly Animal Shelter may be closed for lack of funding!  Donation Needed!  Binghamton News Article

Wild Horses and Burros Need Your Help

Another One Bites The Dust!  An Equine Slaughter House Closes!
Central Nebraska Packing Inc. , located in North Platte, NE, no longer slaughters horses.  Details to follow.

ASPCA On The Trail Of Loose Carriage Horse
In New York City

ASPCA Protests Illegal Practices At Tennessee Walking Horse Event

EPN Covers West Nile Virus Cases

NY City Carriage Horse Campaign
ASPCA takes a stand on this age old issue.  Check out their interactive goverment pages!

CAMP HORSES AT AUCTIONS
The fall is the time of year to get a child safe horse


ASPCA Addresses Humane Transport of Equines
Online letter writing campaign!

USDA Seeks Comments on Animal Welfare Act Research Regulations
USDA considers replacing or modifying the system used to classify animal pain and distress


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Free classifieds can be used to help get horses homes and supplies to those in need. List your available horses, tack, feed, hay, trucks, trailers, farms, foster space and fundraising items here.  

We're developing our rescue facility at
Hill Haven Farm
Pine Bush, NY

Visitors welcome by appointment.

A program to rehabilitate rescue horses and place them at no cost or low cost with therapy programs.


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