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Show 1110

Horse Slaughter

Horse Slaughter

In 2006, the last horse slaughter plant closed in the U.S., much to the delight of animal rights advocates and many horse enthusiasts. Yet in the ensuing years, a new unintended consequence has emerged…what to do with the horses as they age.

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Horse Adoption

Horse Adoption

Oklahoma's Bureau of Land Management has a wild horse and burro program that is giving wild horses a place to kick up their heels.

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Interview with Madeleine Pickens

Interview with Madeleine Pickens

We visit with Madeleine Pickens about her efforts to save old horses from the slaughter house.

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McHay

McHay

Alfalfa hay is a favorite feed for many horse owners but Oklahoma alfalfa can contain a bug called the blister beetle which is highly toxic to horses. A long-time Oklahoma company hopes to change that with a new technique that is also creating new jobs.

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