May 15, 2013
Celebrities, School Children, Advocates Gather at Capitol to Lobby for Permanent Ban on Horse Slaughter
As part of the “Horses on the Hill” event, celebrities, local school children, young equestrians and advocates joined lawmakers at the Capitol to urge legislators to permanently protect our nation’s horses from inhumane slaughter.
April 12, 2013
The high-stepping stride of the Tennessee Walker has long entertained equestrians in the South. But the gait of these splendid animals too often comes at a cost, when they are intentionally made to suffer for the sake of the spectacle.
April 1, 2013
In honor of National Volunteer Appreciation Month, Duchess Sanctuary stories from several passionate volunteers.
March 15, 2013
Many of the horses at the Duchess Sanctuary in Oregon were saved from the incredible cruelty of slaughter
February 13, 2013
Penny and Sadie, two pregnant mares among a group of ten severely neglected horses rescued in Janauary, are regaining their health at Duchess Sanctuary.
February 5, 2013
The Humane Society of the United States applauds the Bureau of Land Management’s announcement outlining several new policies associated with the agency’s Wild Horse and Burro program.
January 29, 2013
Rescue Central will provide assistance and expertise to help animal rescue groups operate more efficiently and effectively, build coalitions, discover new tools and techniques for funding their operations and attain the highest levels of animal care.
January 18, 2013
The Humane Society of the United States is forming a Responsible Horse Breeders Council composed of horse breeders around the country who are dedicated to improving horse welfare.
January 17, 2013
The Homes for Horses Coalition, a resource and representative voice of the nation’s horse rescue and sanctuary community, announced the appointment of Cindy Gendron as the program’s new coordinator.
January 11, 2013
A young Percheron horse named Teddy Bear was being bullied and beaten by a group of older stallions in an unsheltered pasture. He is regaining strength at Duchess Sanctuary and preparing for a new adoptive home.