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Taylor Swift Cancels Melbourne Cup Show Amid Animal Cruelty Outcry

Taylor Swift Cancels Melbourne Cup Show Amid Animal Cruelty Outcry

Singer Taylor Swift has canceled her upcoming performance at Australia's Melbourne Cup. She was scheduled to perform two songs at the November 5th event. The cancellation follows allegations of animal abuse at the popular...
Congress Moves to Ban Cruel Horse Soring

Congress Approves Ban on Horse Soring

An end to horse soring nears as the House of Representatives has just approved a bill that would end the cruel practice. The Prevent All Soring Tactics (PAST) Act (H.R. 693) was approved by 333...
Los Angeles Could Become the First Major City to Ban Horse Racing

Los Angeles Could Become the First Major City to Ban Horse Racing

Los Angeles could soon become the largest U.S. city to ban horse racing after a string of horse deaths at one of the biggest tracks in Southern California. Commissioner Roger Wolfson recently submitted a motion...
Willie Nelson Rescued 70 Horses From Slaughter

Willie Nelson Rescued 70 Horses From Slaughter

Originally published April 19, 2019. Updated May 15, 2019. On his days off from being a singer-songwriter, actor, and activist, Willie Nelson cares for more than 70 horses that he rescued from slaughter on...
France Bans Unethical Trimming of Horse Whiskers

France Bans Unethical Trimming of Horse Whiskers

The French Equestrian Federation (FFE), the umbrella organization for all of the country's leisure and competition horse and pony activities, has banned the practice of trimming horse whiskers. Is It Wrong to Trim Horse Whiskers? Vibrissae,...
Horse Whipping Banned After 22 Race Track Deaths

Horse Whipping Banned After 22 Race Track Deaths

As the Santa Anita horse race track in southern California is still investigating the deaths of 22 horses since December, the California Horse Racing Board (CHRB) has just banned the riding crops used by...
Horse Races Cancelled 'Indefinitely' at California Track

Major Horse Race Canceled Indefinitely After 21 Animal Deaths

An investigation into the deaths of 21 racing horses has led to an "indefinite" pause on horse racing at the popular Santa Anita track in Southern California. "The move was made so that experts could...
Vegan Filmmaker Kevin Smith Helps Rescue Horses From California Wildfire

Vegan Filmmaker Kevin Smith Helps Rescue Horses From California Wildfire

Vegan filmmaker Kevin Smith is helping to save horses from the Woolsey fire sweeping through Malibu, California. The fire has forced evacuations of all Malibu residents, which is home to celebrities including Kim Kardashian West, Will Smith,...

Vegan Blink 182 Bassist Mark Hoppus Believes Exploiting Cows For Food Is Hypocritical

Predominantly known for his pop-punk performances with American band Blink 182, bassist Mark Hoppus is also a vocal animal rights advocate. The star recently encouraged his Twitter followers to offer the same love and respect...