CHEYENNE -- State Rep. Sue Wallis says the Obama administration's proposal in its 2014 budget that would effectively ban the slaughter of horses for human consumption is "a pretty sorry situation."
Having been a mustanger in the Gila Wilderness in New Mexico, on the desert of Nevada near Pioche, on the alkali flats near Spanish Springs, Calif., and in the Bow Crow National Forest in Alberta, Canada, I have experience and firsthand knowledge of the mustang and burro situation in the Uni…
CASPER, Wyo. — A state lawmaker says at least two groups are considering opening horse slaughterhouses in Wyoming now that Congress has cleared the way for such operations.
The nation's first horse slaughter facility in years could be operational by spring now that a de facto ban on the practice has been lifted, Western supporters said Wednesday.
HELENA - U.S. Sen. Max Baucus says Congress is moving closer to allowing U.S. horses to be slaughtered primarily for their meat with a move that allows inspections of the facilities.
LAS VEGAS — Horses should be slaughtered and processed in the United States and then sold as food to other countries that regularly consume the lean, tender meat, speakers said Wednesday at a conference aimed at reviving the country's unpopular horse processing industry.
HELENA - As the new state law to encourage construction of a horse slaughter plant in Montana takes effect this week, its sponsor said he's exploring whether Chinese investors might be interested in building a plant here to export horse meat to the Far East.