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ASPCA exec gets a Thoroughbred for Christmas

We LOVE this story for so many reasons! Enjoy! Reposted from Off-Track Thoroughbreds, written by Susan Salk on December 25, 2013 Long before Nancy Perry assumed the helm of a powerful position at the American Society for the Prevention of Cruelty to Animals (ASPCA), she was a horse-crazy kid riding around the California show circuit on her off-track Thoroughbred. She…

Bricks For Rescues Program

BE PART OF THE SOUTH FLORIDA SPCA BRICK DONOR PATH! Our campaign to raise funds for our new rescue Ranch  in Homestead is in full swing. As part of the fund drive we are building a walkway honoring all of our sponsors. We would love for you to be part of this effort. For more information:…

Last Hope For Horses

Last Hope For Horses Equine welfare organizations across the nation, including SFSPCA Horse Rescue, denounce the outrageous actions of three legislators (Rep. Jack Kingston (R-GA), Sen. Roy Blunt (R-MO) and Sen. Herb Kohl (D-WI), who in a closed door process stripped the language from the Agriculture Appropriations bill that prevented equine slaughter for human consumption…

Many Horses Need Homes

We have so many horses that need homes. Please visit our adoption page for all the details. Makes sure to schedule an appointment to come out and see our horses!

Equine rescue advocates convening in upstate NY

April 27, 2013, 5:02 a.m. ET Article Comments Associated Press CHATHAM, N.Y. — An upstate New York-based equine advocacy group is hosting a weekend event that will focus on the effort to permanently ban the slaughter of horses in the United States. Elected officials from New York and Florida will join horse rescue advocates and…

TRAGEDY UPON TRAGEDY

30 horses die in truck fire on Interstate 81 By The Associated Press LISLE, N.Y. – State police say 30 horses have been killed when the tractor-trailer hauling them to a rendering plant in Canada caught fire on an upstate New York highway. Troopers say driver Clarence Phelps of Watertown told police he saw flames…

Remembering U.S. Marine Corps Sgt. Reckless

Sunday, May 26, 2013   Remembering a Beloved Horse and Decorated Marine By COREY KILGANNON Ángel Franco/The New York Times John Meyers, a retired Marine Corps sergeant, held a photo of Reckless, a horse that served with his Marine Corps regiment in the Korean War. War is hell, but there is one aspect of the…

Responsible Horse Breeders Council Endorses Bill to End Horse Slaughter

Paulick Report | 04.22.2013 | 4:31pm Horses in pens at a horse slaughter auction As part of its efforts to protect American horses from inhumane treatment of slaughter plants, a council of reputable and influential horse breeders from around the U.S. has announced its support for the Safeguard American Food Exports (SAFE) Act, H.R. 1094/S. 541….