Vickery Eckhoff's Articles are on this page here

2015 Omnibus Bill [see pages 108, 714 & 715 for equine protections]

Valley Meat - Withdrawal of Application 2014.07

MP Alex Atamanenko letter to Equine Canada on Canadian bill C-571

Letter from Paula Bacon, former Mayor of Kaufman, Texas, former home to the Dallas Crown horse slaughter plant

Statement opposing horse slaughter from the Southern Cherokee Government

2013.03 Congressman Moran letter to the USDA

Must Reads

There is a mountain of information on Habit for Horses - from equine care, to rescuing horses to horse slaughter.
PUMPED full of drugs - sold as food
The following is a sampling of articles are from Vickery Eckhoff 
Not only are they a great read but they are irrefutable.             

The following editorials on our wild horses were authored by John Holland and Valerie James-Patton


Statement from Senator Mary Jane Garcia (D-NM) 2012.05
New Hampshire Committal Letter to strike equines from HB 339 
Congressman Jim Moran: US should get out of the horse meat business 
Congressman Raul Grijalva: Horse Slaughter off the radar for too long, needs Congressional attention 
This is a compilation of PDF source documents relating to horse slaughter - created by Suzanne Moore. 
John Holland - Charles Stenholm Debate (North Platte Telegraph) 
Pine Ridge Indian Reservation: Statements from David Swallow
Temple Grandin Table: Severe Welfare Problems
European horse meat imports crumbling under continuing revelations 
Discussion Paper on European Union Regulations | March, 2010 
Selling the “Unwanted” Horse​

Snapshot on states efforts to open horse slaughter plants

Visit the Educational page for slides on the impact of a horse slaughter plant to communities and documents on this page with information on horse meat relating to food safety and the danger to human health. 

    Hank at home at Equine Advocates Rescue and Sanctuary

                 Design & Image copyright Terry Fitch

Graphic produced by Republic of Horse | Chart available in PDF and JPG

White Papers, Studies, Reports and Investigations

By Eryn Maria Pearson COPYRIGHT Journal of Animal Law and Ethics (JALE)

**This paper was posted with permission from JALE and the author and may not be copied, distributed, posted or reproduced without consent from JALE and the author.

Proof of CFIA Failure

CFIA and the art of Evasion
Canadian Horse Defence Coalition release 4th investigation exposing faulty Drug/ID tracking system and cruelty to horses in a fourth Canadian slaughterhouse. 

Pasture to Plate
The Last Days of Three Angels Farms
Missouri Attorney Cynthia MacPherson's letter to Wallis' attorney regarding Unified Equine

Canadian Horse Defence Coalition releases investigation, Chamber of Carnage, from Bouvry and Richelieu horse slaughter plants.

 Three Angels Farm Transport Investigation 2012.05.20

Observations of a Kill Buyer: This is actual testimony of a former horse killer taken with a lie detector and before a former California District Attorney during Cathleen Doyle’s historic "Save the Horses" campaign in California where the first state in the nation banning the slaughter of horses for human consumption passed. 

Our thanks to Equine Advocates for providing this trilogy to EWA.
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Animals' Angels Email Alert | Horse Slaughter Bombshell in Belgium and Holland

Horse Slaughter – Its Ethical Impact and Subsequent Response of the Veterinary Profession 

Caution: this video contains one graphic still-image illustrating the heinous act of horse slaughter. Viewer discretion is advised.

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Documentation on regulations governing horse meat exports, related food safety issues and violations have been moved to this page.

Slaughter Statistics have been moved to this page

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Video Supporting The American Horse Slaughter Prevention Act [Sept, 2012]

Washington DC Children's Campaign Press Conference
March 27, 2012

Congressman Jim Moran [VA], 
Vicki Tobin [EWA], Jo-Claire Corcoran [EWA], 
RT Fitch [Wild Horse Freedom Federation] and 
Declan Gregg [Children4Horses]

 EWA Exec Sends Scathing Letter to Lenz Challenging his Facts
Craig DiBenedictis: The Case Against Equine Slaughter from EQUUS September, 2009 
Legislation For Horse Slaughter In the U.S. Will Not End Export Or Abandonment Issues
Mariana Tosca speaking about the horse slaughter issue in America
EWA and Angels Acres Billboard in Amarillo, Texas (sign was located on I40, one mile east of the AQHA Museum)