Canadian Mustangs Menaced

In November 2010, I wrote a blog entitled Saving our Mustangs in Canada (scroll down to last blog on that page) about the great work WHOAS (Wild Horses of Alberta Society) does, and asked readers to sign its petition.  I’m asking again before the few remaining symbols of our history are decimated by the Alberta government’s “cull”.  Go here and sign. 

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Jesus Rode a Burro

Jesus Rode a Burro

There’s a massacre of sorts going on in Texas.  While at the Virginia conference, I met Marjorie Farabee, founder of the Wild Burro Protection League, among her many other titles.  I spotted Marjorie just as she arrived at the Equine Conference; she was easy to spot.  She was wearing a magnificent, hand-made sort of pauncho-vest, the kind you’d only see in Texas, or maybe New Mexico.  When I complimented her on it, she replied:  “Well, I’m from Texas, after all….”  Right on.  Texas is an almost iconic state among the many in the States.  (How many Westerns did you watch as a child celebrating the mystique of the West, the cowboy, and a love of the land and all its indigenous critters that made the Lone Star state into what it is today?)  That’s why I was horrified to learn

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