Gina McKnight

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  Author, Blogger, Equestrian, Poet, Freelancer, Monday Creek Publishing USA

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Animals' Angels: An Interview with Sonya Meadows

Posted on July 8, 2016 at 2:55 PM Comments comments (0)

Archived Article 1st Publication June 2016 Florida Equine Athlete by Gina McKnight - No Duplication Without Persmission

SONJA MEADOWS - FOUNDER, PRESIDENT & LEAD INVESTIGATOR OF ANIMALS’ ANGELS INC. Since 2007, Sonja has traveled across the US on behalf of America’s farm animals - visiting auctions, feedlots and slaughter plants, documenting the dreadful conditions that far too often exist. Sonja’s videos exposing cruelty and intolerable conditions have been used by countless media outlets, educating the public about the plight of US farm animals. She is responsible for the first-ever cruelty conviction of the largest auction on the East Coast. And was then successful in getting them convicted a second time. She is also behind the exposure & conviction of a large scale horse rescue that, instead of providing hundreds of horses with a safe home as promised, was shipping them to slaughter. Sonja has testified in court against animal abusers and has lobbied local, state, and federal bodies, advocating for stronger laws and improved conditions for farm animals. https://ginamc.blogspot.com/2016/07/animals-angels-interview-with-sonya.html

Black Hills Wild Horse Sanctuary

Posted on June 4, 2016 at 10:05 AM Comments comments (0)

Archived Freelance Interview, 1st Publication February 2016, An interview with Susan W. Watt, Executive Director IRAM Black Hills Wild Horse Sanctuary by Gina McKnight https://ginamc.blogspot.com/2016/03/susan-w-watt-executive-director-iram.html

Caitlin Lorraine Smith, Equestrian & Equine Rescue Advocate

Posted on April 26, 2016 at 11:35 AM Comments comments (0)

From Oregon, USA, Caitlin Lorraine Smith is a die-hard horse-girl. As an advocate for rescue, abandoned, auction, and feedlot horses, she keeps informed on the day-to-day postings and networks of horses in need. As equine rescue efforts increase in the United States, Caitlin is on the frontline, finding homes for as many equines as she can. I support and applaud Caitlin’s outstanding efforts to promote, save, and honor equines. http://ginamc.blogspot.com/2014/11/caitlin-lorraine-smith-equestrian.html

Sadie's Haven Horse Rescue & Sanctuary

Posted on April 21, 2016 at 10:55 AM Comments comments (0)

 

Vicki Sims is the President and Founder of Sadie's Haven Horse Rescue & Sanctuary. Sadie's Haven provides safe sanctuary for elderly, ill or unsound horses, providing onsite sanctuary or foster home placement. Vicki’s goal is to re-home sound horses through her adoption screening program and to educate the public on the plight of less fortunate horses, the problem of overbreeding, and the horrors of horse slaughter. http://ginamc.blogspot.com/2014/07/sadies-haven-horse-rescue-sanctuary.html

Sally Faith Steinmann, Milliner

Posted on April 17, 2016 at 3:45 PM Comments comments (0)

"Hats Off to the Horses" Old Friends Auction - Sally Faith Steinmann was born on Cape Cod, Massachusetts, USA, at a time when hats were going out of fashion. However, as a little girl she was intrigued by the hats she saw and began creating hats and costumes for her puppets and stuffed animals. It was this fascination with designing and creating that eventually led to her career as a milliner. http://ginamc.blogspot.com/2013/07/sally-faith-steinmann.html ;