Matthijs Maat is committed to horse care and sustainability

In mid-September, Maat was elected Equestrian Entrepreneur of the Year 2022 at a horse event in Wejfwijsen in the northern Netherlands. Received an accompanying HIP Award from Today Chair Anne-Marie Van Gaal. The jury praised Maat for his company, which focuses on sustainability and animal welfare and has every facility imaginable for clients and horses. … Read more

Dolphins keep dying of mysterious causes in Las Vegas casino | National Geographic

Long history of deaths The Mirage Secret Garden and Dolphin Habitat, as the casino’s animal enclosure is called, have a long history of dolphin deaths. According to Cetabase.org, a nonprofit database that lists animals living in captivity, K2 was the 16th dolphin to die in 31 years of attraction, including two deaths this month. The … Read more

San Francisco live animal markets accused of animal cruelty | National Geographic

Lynn Sneddon, an expert in fish pain at the University of Gothenburg in Sweden, analyzed the images for National Geographic. She says there is “abuse of animals that can feel pain”. Sneddon says that fish, frogs and turtles have pain receptors that respond to them in the same way that mammals respond. The fish are … Read more