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Interesting Articles & Reference List

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American Horse Council. (2005). National Economic Impact of the U.S. Horse Industry. AHC. Washington, DC. Retrieved on April 2, 2013 from

American Veterinary Medicine Association. (2013). Frequently Asked Questions. Retrieved April 1, 2013 from

Bump, K. (2008). The Need for Real Data and Common Understandings. Proceedings from the Unwanted Horse Issue. United States Department of Agriculture. Washington, DC

United States Department of Agriculture. (2013). Retrieved March 23, 2013 from

Durfee, L. (2009). Anti-Horse Slaughter Legislation: Bad for Horses, Bad for Society. Indiana Law Journal. 84, 1, 354-371.

Crow, A. (2010). Horse sales tax exemption: Good for the industry, bad for the state. Retrieved July 31, 2011 from

Cowan, T. (2012). Horse Slaughter Prevention Bills and Issues. CRS Report for Congress. Prepared for Members of the Committees of Congress.

Flynn, D. (2012). Horse slaughter sides agree on food safety problem. Food Safety News. Retrieved July 1, 2012 from

Francis, M. (2009).   The business of horseracing. CNBC. Retrieved March 2, 2013 from

Government Accountability Office. (2011). Horse Welfare: Action Needed to Address Unintended Consequences from Cessation of Domestic Slaughter. 1-68. Retrieved July 20, 2011 from


Hazard, H. (2008). Unwanted Horses: Fact or Fiction. Proceedings from the Unwanted Horse Issue. United States Department of Agriculture. Washington, DC

Hall, G. ( April 28, 2008). Slaughter versus rescue: the rising costs of caring for horses run

head-on into the debate over the ban on killing the animals in U.S. for meat.

Holland, J., (January 23, 2006). A study of the Relationship between Horse Slaughter and

Reported Cases of Abuse and Neglect. Retrieved July 24, 2011 from  

Hollcom, K.E. , Stull, C. L. (2010). Unwanted horses: The role of nonprofit equine rescue and sanctuary organizations. Journal of Animal Science. 88, 4132-4150.

HorseTalk, (2013). Greater spotlight to fall on retiring NZ thoroughbreds. Retrieved March 12, 2013 from

Humane Society of the United States (2013). Facts on Horse Slaughter. Retrieved May 16, 2012


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LaMarra, T. (2011). NY Panel Issues Plan for Retired Racehorses. Bloodhorse. Retrieved January 30, 2013 from

National Sales Tax Study (2008).
Government and Industry Relations Committee of Alpaca Registry, Inc. (ARI) and Alpaca Owners & Breeders Association (AOBA). Retrieved April 12, 2013 from

Lenz, T. (2008). The “Unwanted” Horse in the U.S.: an overview of the issue. Proceedings from the Unwanted Horse Issue. United States Department of Agriculture. Washington, DC

Louise, K. (2011). U.S. Thoroughbreds Slaughtered 2002-2010. Wild for Life Foundation.   Retrieved April 2, 2013 from

N.A. (2003). The facts surrounding the transportation and slaughter of equines for human consumption.   Animal Welfare Council . Issue Paper No. 2 , 2003

Nolen, R.S. (2008). AVMA: U.S. horse slaughter exports to Mexico increase 312%. Retrieved January 11, 2008 from

North, M.S., Bailey, D., & Ward, R.A. (2005). The potential impact of a proposed ban on the sale of U.S. horses for slaughter and human consumption. Journal of Agribusiness, 23, 1, 1-17.

Akihiko, M., Onodera, H., Tanigawa, H., Furuta, K., Kanno, J., Matsuoka, C., Toshiaki, Yuzo, O., Hayashi, K. (1987). Long-Term Studies on Carcinogenicity and Promoting Effect of Phenylbutazone in DONRYU Rats. Journal of the National Cancer Institute 79, 3, 577–584.

Meeker, D. L. & Hamilton, C.L. (2006). Essential Rendering. National Renderers Association. Arlington, Virginia.   Retrieved April 2, 2013 from

Meeker, D. (2008). Carcass Disposal Options. Proceedings from the Unwanted Horse Issue.

United States Department of Agriculture. Washington, DC

Messer, N. T. (2004). The Plight of the Unwanted Horse. Retrieved on March 15, 3013 from

Patton, J. (2010). Horseman say exemption is critical for Kentucky. Herald Journal. Retrieved July 31, 2011 from

Pleasure Horse. (2011). Professional Auction Services: 2010 Average price hits 32 year high.

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Segal, D. (2013). High dept and falling demand traps new vets. Retrieved May 15, 2013 from

Shane, S. (2008). The law of unintended consequences applied to horse

slaughter. Retrieved January 17, 2008 from

Tennant, R. W (1993). A perspective on nonmutagenic mechanisms in carcinogenesis. Environmental Health Perspectives, 101, 3, 231–236.

Unwanted Horse Coalition (2009). Unwanted Horse Survey. Retrieved March 12, 2013 from