Category Archives: Horse Slaughter

Serious Concern Over Images of Injured and Deceased Horses from Aerial Cull in Western Australia’s Kimberley

Distressing photographs have emerged of injured and deceased horses from an aerial cull of around 7,000 wild horses in Western Australia’s Kimberley. Those who have been following the story of the wild horses of Lake Gregory and surrounds over the … Continue reading

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Horse Welfare Decisions Key to Racing’s Future

Horse racing in Australia is big business. It is a multi-billion dollar industry, but it is also an industry with more than a few challenges ahead. While the Melbourne Cup and Spring Carnival shine the spotlight on the sport for … Continue reading

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Wild Horse Welfare Update ~ Carnarvon Aerial Culls and Humane Management at Lake Gregory

In this update: aerial culling set to resume in Carnarvon Qld, and humane management plans moving forward at Lake Gregory in WA. Aerial culling of brumbies is back in the mainstream media after a report this week that culling is … Continue reading

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Horse Meat in Australia ~ Response to Des Houghton’s Opinion Piece “They eat horses don’t they? Yes and so should we”

An opinion piece titled “They eat horses don’t they? Yes and so should we” by Des Houghton in Queensland’s Courier Mail newspaper has freshly renewed both outcry and dismay over “celebrity butcher” Vince Gareffa’s move to make the sale of … Continue reading

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Lake Gregory Update

For those who are keen to help out with the rescue of the wild horses at Lake Gregory, either by donating, sponsoring or adopting a horse, friday is the next important day to mark in your calendar. Libby Lovegrove has … Continue reading

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Lake Gregory Update ~ Media Statement from Minister Kim Hames

Productive meetings between Western Australian Indigenous Affairs Minister Dr Kim Hames and the Mulan community, and also with Libby Lovegrove from Wild Horses Kimberley have lead to several new developments regarding the fate of the wild horses living around Lake Gregory. … Continue reading

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Racehorse Outplacement Program Radio Interview

The creator of the thoroughbred Racehorse Outplacement Program, Bill Saunders, will be interviewed on Melbourne radio tomorrow. For those not in Melbourne, you can tune in online! Here are the details: Time: 8:15am (Eastern daylight savings time) Date: Thursday 2nd Dec … Continue reading

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Lake Gregory Wild Horse Update ~ Minister, Public and Horse Welfare Advocates Respond to Slaughter Plan

In the last few days the story of the wild horses at Lake Gregory has once again spread like wildfire, particularly via online social networks. The story is an excellent example of how complex issues of wild horse management in … Continue reading

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Brumbies from the Kimberley in WA to be Trucked to Qld for Slaughter

There has been a significant new development in the story of the Lake Gregory brumbies. An article in the West Australian newspaper today has revealed that the majority of the approximately 2,000-5,000 horses, will now be trucked to Queensland to … Continue reading

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Anti-Horse Meat Petition Update

The newly launched petition against the sale of horse meat for human consumption has already gained more than 1000 signatures from Western Australians. It will be tabled in WA state parliament today by MP Lisa Baker MLA who is the … Continue reading

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