The Humane Society of the United States

Horses & Equines

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Horses hold a special place in Americans’ hearts. And whether it’s a wild horse, backyard pet pony or donkey, working horse or high-class show mount, we’re serious about helping them all. Learn more about our work to end horse slaughter, promote cruelty-free horsemanship, give sanctuary to abused and rescued horses and donkeys and stop cruel practices such as show horse "soring."

  • Michelle Riley/The HSUS

Critical Horse-Protection Bills Need Your Support

The Safeguard American Food Exports (SAFE) Act, H.R. 113, would ban domestic horse slaughter and stop the export of horses for slaughter abroad.

The Prevent All Soring Tactics (PAST) Act was recently reintroduced in the U.S. Senate to end the cruel practice of horse soring. Take action

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