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Wyoming state rep opposes move against horse slaughter plants

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."

April 12, 2013 11:45 pmLoading…
Guest opinion: How to stop wild horses from devouring tax money

Guest opinion: How to stop wild horses from devouring tax money

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…

March 16, 2013 12:10 amLoading…

At least 2 horse meat plants possible in Wyoming

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.

December 05, 2011 7:59 am Related Loading…
Lifted ban means horse slaughter will likely resume by spring

Lifted ban means horse slaughter will likely resume by spring

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.

November 30, 2011 6:00 pm Photos

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Baucus praises bill to end to horse slaughter ban

Baucus praises bill to end to horse slaughter ban

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.

September 12, 2011 4:32 pmLoading…

Horsemen rally to revive horse slaughter industry

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.

January 05, 2011 5:38 pmLoading…

Obstacles many for horse plant

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.

September 30, 2009 11:30 pmLoading…

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