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Important Horse Slaughter Information — You Can Help!

Published by • Feb 25th, 2008 • Category: Current Events & News, Take a Stand

by Rebecca Shyly, age 12 I just found out about something very important! Here is the message I received through email: Terri Farley, author of the Phantom Stallion books, has officially joined with the Humane Society of the United States to support the American Horse Slaughter Prevention Act (S 311/HR 503). On March 4 Terri […]



Giving Second Chances

Published by • Feb 14th, 2008 • Category: Junior Blogger Archives, Junior Blogger Finals, Take a Stand

by Lauren, age 10 Do you know what it is like when you feel God gave you a second chance in life? Example: If you had a major or terrible accident and were really close to dying, but God decided that it wasn’t time for you to go. A horse is a sensitive, beautiful creature […]



The Truth About Slaughter: Part II

Published by • Feb 3rd, 2008 • Category: by Julia, Take a Stand

by Julia, age 14 The rusty trailer screeched and clanked as it made it’s way down the back road in the dark hours of night. Fearful brown eyes peered out between the small openings in the trailer’s back door. The horses in the vehicle’s lower level fidgeted nervously from the sounds of the horses’ hooves […]



The Unwanted Horse

Published by • Jan 21st, 2008 • Category: Horse Advice, Take a Stand

by Stargazer, age 11 The horse is the most beautiful creature in the world, inside and out. We love them! But in spite of this, the day often comes when we no longer want them or can’t take care of them. The unwanted horse becomes a problem for the owner, but an even bigger problem […]



Unwanted Horses

Published by • Jan 21st, 2008 • Category: Junior Blogger Archives, Take a Stand

by Allison, age 12 “Everybody loves horses,” most people agree. But what about horses that nobody wants anymore? Everyone reading this blog probably has a deep love for horses, but what about girls who think a horse is just a plaything? When the girls are done with their “toy”, the horse is gotten rid of, […]



The Truth About Slaughter: Part I

Published by • Jan 5th, 2008 • Category: by Julia, Take a Stand

by Julia, age 14 Here at GHC we can all agree on one thing. We hate horse slaughter and anything related to it. But I’ve noticed there’s some confusion about this issue and some false statements are being passed around. Not intentionally of course, but I thought I’d set some things straight. These are the […]



Shout Out to the World — Now!

Published by • Dec 29th, 2007 • Category: Junior Blogger Archives, Take a Stand

by Lauren, age 10 Some angry and dumb people who believe in horse slaughter don’t realize these important things: Horses are basically like us. They eat and drink and move around (like us), they have a nose, different colored hair, eyes, and ears (like us). If they are similar to us, why go out and […]



Giving Season Update

Published by • Dec 9th, 2007 • Category: GHC News, Take a Stand

It’s the last month of Giving Season and we’ve had three contributions to the International Fund for Horses totaling $127. Yay, that’s great! We’re now listed as part of their Horse on the Hill Gang. But can we do better? IF4H is a 501(c)4 non-profit equine advocacy organization with constituents in the US, Canada, the […]



More Than One Way to Take Action

Published by • Dec 2nd, 2007 • Category: Junior Blogger Archives, Take a Stand

by Cassie, age 11 After reading Love Wild Horses? Take Action!, an article I recently read popped into my mind. Have you ever heard of Wild Horse Annie? Her real name was Velma Johnston, though she is better known as Wild Horse Annie. She proved that girls just like us can help make a difference […]



Five Reasons to Save a Life

Published by • Oct 28th, 2007 • Category: Take a Stand

by Rebecca Shyly, age 11 Below are five reasons to save a life instead of buying one. I wrote this for a club that my friend and I have. I hope this makes a difference in the way you think. Reason one to save horses: Horses have carried us through history and now we slaughter […]