Whole Heap of Little Horse Links

Melanie Gans, Frankfurt 1906. Image at Jewish Museum, Berlin. M S Forrest.

Melanie Gans, Frankfurt 1906. Image at Jewish Museum, Berlin. M S Forrest.

  • 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.

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