Thompson Horse Lot aka Jacob Thompson Cattle Co

2012 02-03-12 Jacob Thompson 2013 Gary Thompson's  Suspension is 2013-2023 https://www.gipsa.usda.gov/psp/suspension/suspended.pdf 2014 In a Complaint filed by Deputy Administrator, Packers and Stockyards Program Jacob Thompson -Docket-12-0028 Jacob Thompson has willfully violated the Packers and Stockyards Act, 1921, as amended and supplemented (7 U.S.C. § 181 et seq.) (Act), and the regulations promulgated thereunder (9 C.F.R. … Continue reading Thompson Horse Lot aka Jacob Thompson Cattle Co

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Update on Fort Polks Move to Eliminate More Free Roaming Wild Horses

Despite public outcry and a lawsuit through Tulane Environmental Law Clinic, the U.S. Army at Fort Polk is continuing to allow removals of the free roaming horses (many generationally wild ) from the areas at Fort Polk, where they have lived (along with other wildlife) for many years. Recently, at least 18 more wild horses … Continue reading Update on Fort Polks Move to Eliminate More Free Roaming Wild Horses

For Horse Lovers Everywhere: The Truth About Horse Slaughter

  There is no such thing as humane horse slaughter at this time. What is stated below can be backed up with absolute evidence or extensive documentation of what actually happens. Please know that as awfully horrific as horse slaughter actually is, the untold suffering many horses go through from point of sale to slaughter is horrific. … Continue reading For Horse Lovers Everywhere: The Truth About Horse Slaughter

URGENT: One Call to STOP HORSE SLAUGHTER in the US

DEADLINE: Thursday July 20th 2017 "Today is the final markup (edit) and approval vote in the House of the President’s proposed budget for fiscal year 2018, that begins in October. The budget proposes to reopen slaughter plants in the US by funding inspections of horse meat and to cut the Bureau of Land Management (BLM) … Continue reading URGENT: One Call to STOP HORSE SLAUGHTER in the US

Lawsuit filed to protect Louisiana’s Wild Horses

Lawsuit filed to protect Louisiana’s Wild Horses Fort Polk, Louisiana (December 14, 2016) Pegasus Equine Guardian Association, represented by Tulane Environmental Law Clinic, filed a lawsuit in the Louisiana District Court against the US Army at Fort Polk Louisiana, charging that the Army's plan to eliminate herds of horses violates the National Environmental Policy Act (NEPA) … Continue reading Lawsuit filed to protect Louisiana’s Wild Horses

Press Release: The US Army is proceeding with the removal of wild horses from Louisiana’s ranges and piney forests.

November 3rd, 2016 The US Army is in the process of removing wild horses from Louisiana's ranges and piney forests. These horses have inhabited this area for generations. There are two things seriously wrong with this: First, taking the horses out of their natural environment of which they are a part, destroys their standing as … Continue reading Press Release: The US Army is proceeding with the removal of wild horses from Louisiana’s ranges and piney forests.

Press Release: Horse Welfare Advocates Looking for a Long-Term Ethical Plan to Ensure the Protection of Louisiana’s Heritage Horses

Horse Welfare Advocates Looking for a Long-Term Ethical Plan to Ensure the Protection of Louisiana's Heritage Horses In a recent article published in the Beauregard Daily News titled, “Making Sense of Fort Polk Horses Plan“, discusses a controversial wild horse removal plan.  Pegasus Equine Guardian Association (PEGA) feels there is still so much to make sense … Continue reading Press Release: Horse Welfare Advocates Looking for a Long-Term Ethical Plan to Ensure the Protection of Louisiana’s Heritage Horses

U.S. Army’s Removal Plan Designed to Benefit the Kill Buyer COA 7

COA 7: The Break Down To see the actual document detailing the Army’s chosen Course of Action link this link (this is a very large document) http://www.jrtcpolk.army.mil/Trespass_Horses/Environmental_Assessment.pdf To see the breakdown of this Course of Action continue reading below 2.3.7 Course of Action 7 – Adopt, Give Away, Sell  and Relocate  This COA would start with … Continue reading U.S. Army’s Removal Plan Designed to Benefit the Kill Buyer COA 7

The Historical Importance of the Wild and Free Roaming Horses of Fort Polk, Peason Ridge & Kisatchie National Forest, Louisiana

The Historical Importance of the Wild and Free Roaming Horses of Fort Polk, Peason Ridge & Kisatchie National Forest While free roaming wild equine herds in early settlement regions of the United States are quickly disappearing from our American landscape, they can still be found in Kisatchie National Forest (KNF), Louisiana. While each herd member … Continue reading The Historical Importance of the Wild and Free Roaming Horses of Fort Polk, Peason Ridge & Kisatchie National Forest, Louisiana