Horse manure generates bio fuel. For book two I’m spending a lot of time thinking about horses as industrial power and product – is this the latest chapter? The British Ministry of Defence are already on the case. (LA Times, thanks to Jane Badger Books)
Enjoy In Our Time on the legends and facts behind the Amazons. (BBC Radio 4)
The EC cracks down on beef processed in Holland. Because it might well be horse. (Deutsche Welle)
Bute is found in corned beef sold by the supermarket Asda in the UK (Reuters)
Why are US trainer Bob Baffert’s horses dropping dead? (New York Times)
In the wake of the crisis, Spanish horses go to slaughter. (New York Times)
A man who attacked his ex-girlfriend’s horse with a knife is struck off by UK nursing authorities. (BBC)
The USDA is increasing tests on imported meat. (Bloomberg)
On a cheerier note: a horse colour genetics 101 from The Horse.
Hat tip to Dug Dug, a new price comparison site for pet supplies with the motto “we dig, you save” – thank you for liking the blog! Good idea to provide a means of sifting everything that’s on offer on the web.