Ani’s road to Happily Ever After

After a year and approximately $9,000, Anastasia has journeyed from slaughter to sanctuary… and Happily Ever After is closer than ever. Generous donors saved the stunning registered Missouri Fox Trotter from an Oklahoma kill pen in March 2019 and asked if Swingin’ D Horse Rescue could provide sanctuary. She was so profoundly lame, we were […]

Florida lawmakers push for permanent protection of horses from slaughter


Lawmakers in Florida have introduced a bill that would permanently protect America’s horses from slaughter. U.S. Representatives Vern Buchanan and Jan Schakowsky said the Safeguard American Food Exports (SAFE) Act would also prohibit what has become perhaps the cruelest consequence of the shuttering of equine slaughterhouses in America: the inhumane transport of live horses to […]