As Director of Equine Protection for The Humane Society of the United States, Keith Dane oversees the domestic horse welfare programs for the nation's largest animal welfare organization. Those efforts include a nationwide campaign to end the slaughter of America's horses in the United States and abroad. Dane also directs The HSUS' horse owner education program; works to end equine cruelty and neglect; manages programs to secure the welfare of horses used in sport, work and racing; and the rehoming of America's at-risk and homeless horses. Dane has been working to protect horses for more than 25 years. He is a horseman who has owned, showed, bred and trained horses for most of his life.