House holds hearing on the SAFE Act, which would outlaw the export of horses for slaughter in foreign countries as a prevention of a human health threat. (more…)
Thousands of equines are currently transported across US borders to be slaughtered. The SAFE Act aims to end that practice. We caught up with Representatives Janice Schakwosky (D-IL) and Vern Buchanan (R-FL) to learn more about the act, its current status and why they believe it’s necessary.
Every Friday, Horse Nation teams up with Ovation Riding to spotlight an individual or organization doing good work in the horse world. Today we recognize the Humane Society Legislative Fund.