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Horses have been our companions and partners for thousands of years. They deserve better than to be shipped from Canada in inhumane and cruel conditions for slaughter. (Jerzy Górecki/Pixabay)

Horse slaughter is a national disgrace we can and must end

This story is not graphic, but what happens to slaughter-bound horses is, and it's time for change.
Shaquero, a two-year-old horse, won the Magic Millions 2YO Classic on Saturday. Magic Millions/Twitter

Racing 2-year-old horses is lucrative, but is it worth the risks?

Engaging two-year-old horses in the intensive training to prepare for competitive racing is a bit like asking a 13-year-old child to perform at the peak of their athletic potential.
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10 things we do that puzzle and scare horses

Patting, shoeing, grooming, feeding, and even putting them in a stable - the list of seemingly benign human interactions that can confuse or upset horses is surprisingly long. On the eve of the official Horse's Birthday, we explain why.

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