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House Committee Blocks Defunding of Horse Slaughter

House Committee Blocks Defunding of Horse Slaughter

The House Appropriations Committee defeated an effort to extend the ban of horse slaughter on American soil. The amendment to the ag...
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Judge Extends Temporary Restraining Order Preventing Slaughter of Horses in NM

SAFE Act: Would Ban Slaughter of U.S. Horses for Food

Lawmakers have introduced legislation to prevent the re-establishment of horse slaughter operations within the United States. The bil...
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DOT Orders Shut Down of Horse Transporter

Slaughter Horse Hauler Dorian Ayache Shipping to Prison

A slaughter horse hauler from Tennessee has been sentenced to prison for violating a Department of Transportation regulation. Dorian...
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DOT Orders Shut Down of Horse Transporter

Slaughter Horse Hauler Sentenced for Violating FMCSA Order

A commercial horse hauler from Tennessee has been sentenced for violating an out-of-service order. The owner and operator of Terri's...
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European Union Suspends Horsemeat Imported from Mexico

European Union Suspends Horsemeat Imported from Mexico

The European Commission has imposed a suspension on the import of horsemeat from Mexico. The move comes after a series of audits by ...
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DOT Orders Shut Down of Horse Transporter

Slaughter Horse Shipper Dorian Ayache Enters Plea

A Tennessee slaughter horse shipper recently entered a guilty plea that could shorten his prison time from years to months. Dorian Ay...
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Kentucky's Walking Dead: Larry Browning's Horses

Kentucky's Walking Dead: Larry Browning's Horses

Some are calling the charges against horse trader and kill buyer Larry Browning long overdue. So why were charges only filed in 2014 ...
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A House panel voted to lift the ban on horse slaughter in the United States.

House Committee Says WHOA to Horse Slaughter in 2015

Those supporting the end of domestic horse slaughter are celebrating what they say is a 'victory for horses,' after a crucial committe...
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DOT Orders Shut Down of Horse Transporter

Superseding Indictment Filed Against Slaughter Horse Shipper Dorian Ayache

A federal grand jury has returned a superseding indictment in the case against two Tennessee trucking company owners. Dorian Ayache i...
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Congress Slashes Horse Slaughter Funding

The Senate passed a spending bill that includes a provision cutting funding for inspections at U.S. horse slaughterhouses....
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NM Attorney General Files Suit to Halt Horse Slaughter

Bill Could Ban Horse Slaughter in U.S.

State and federal lawsuits that have repeatedly delayed the opening of horse slaughterhouses in New Mexico and Missouri could be moot...
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Judge Extends Temporary Restraining Order Preventing Slaughter of Horses in NM

Judge Extends Temporary Restraining Order Preventing Slaughter of Horses in NM

Valley Meat is accused of repeatedly violating environmental requirements and federal food-safety laws, including dumping "the remains...
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NM Attorney General Files Suit to Halt Horse Slaughter

NM Attorney General Files Suit to Halt Horse Slaughter

Gary King filed suit against the Roswell company asking for a temporary restraining order to keep the plant from opening. “I took t...
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Federal Appeals Court Says WHOA to Horse Slaughter

Court Lifts Ban on U.S. Horse Slaughter

On Friday, a federal appeals court removed a temporary ban on U.S. horse slaughter, clearing the way for companies in New Mexico an...
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Federal Appeals Court Says WHOA to Horse Slaughter

Federal Appeals Court Says WHOA to Horse Slaughter

The debate over a return to domestic horse slaughter has been an emotional one that centers on whether horses are livestock or compani...
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Judge Tosses Horse Slaughter Suit

Judge Tosses Horse Slaughter Suit

The issue of horse slaughter has divided horse rescue and animal welfare groups, ranchers, politicians and Indian tribes about what is...
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Navajo Nation Agrees to End Horse Roundups for Slaughter

Navajo Nation Agrees to End Horse Roundups for Slaughter

The Navajo Nation says it will end its wild horse roundups and reverse its public support for a return to domestic horse slaughter fo...
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DOT Orders Shut Down of Horse Transporter

TN Horse Transporters Indicted by Grand Jury

Three Angels Farms had two accidents over an eight month period which involved poorly maintained vehicles and fatigued drivers, which...
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Federal Court Halts Horse Slaughter in U.S. Before It Begins

Federal Court Halts Horse Slaughter in U.S. Before It Begins

U.S. District Judge Christina Armijo issued a restraining order in a lawsuit brought by The Humane Society of the United States a...
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Hearing Officer: Seizure of Burnell Horses Warranted

Taking Responsibility for Horses

The stories plague the news - horses left to suffer without sustenance until someone swoops in and saves them. Some will be lucky, for...
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PZP Approved for Birth Control in Wild Horses

Buyer of Wild Horses Under Investigation by State, Feds

Colorado officials are considering whether to prosecute Tom Davis, who has bought more than 1,700 wild horses from the federal govern...
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“I killed every one of those f--g horses, over 120 of them, if they only knew. I only have five left and the ones that you have. Every one of them is dead. I don’t even know their names and there wasn’t a g----n thing they could do about it because they gave me those horses. I didn’t sign one contract for any of them and there is no paper trail from Bruce, so they have to prove it.”

Kelsey Lefever Avoids Trial in Theft by Deception Case

Horse trainer Kelsey Lefever will avoid a trial by entering a first-time offender program. The Pennsylvania equestrian is accused of...
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Kelsey Lefever Hearing Rescheduled

A preliminary hearing has been rescheduled in the case of alleged fraud that sent former racehorses to their death for meat....
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Police Say Horse Trainer Sold 100+ Horses to Slaughter

Pennsylvania horse trainer and riding instructor Kelsey Lefever is facing felony charges for allegedly misleading horse owners about ...
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Equine Law Matter - Closed - Get Information, Read Court Documents

Commonwealth of Pennsylvania v. Kelsey Elva Lefever

Kelsey Elva Lefever, a Pennsylvania horse trainer and riding instructor is charged with felony theft by deception. Officials allege ...
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