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Meat company owner sues USDA for right to slaughter horses


A New Mexico man sues the USDA, saying politics has blocked permits to slaughter horses for food.Rick de los Santos wants to reopen an animal slaughter business that's been banned in the U.S. for years.


Horses could soon be slaughtered for meat in US

Horse Meat

Horses could soon be butchered in the U.S. for human consumption after Congress quietly lifted a 5-year-old ban on funding horse meat inspections, and activists say slaughterhouses could be up and running in as little as a month....


Derby winner Mine That Bird favored at Belmont

Mine That Bird has been made the 2-1 favorite for the Belmont Stakes, when Calvin Borel will attempt to become the first jockey to win all three Triple Crown races with different horses.



The World's Top-Earning Horses

They make hay--especially in Japan.


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