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The Myths and Truth About Horse Slaughter


Horses Could Soon Be Slaughtered for Meat in U.S.

U.S. horse slaughter plants are in the very early stages of planning, proponent says

Help the horses by making horse slaughter illegal… FOREVER!

The last horse slaughter plants in the U.S. shut down in 2007. But now Congress has cleared the way for horse slaughter plants to open again.

Horse slaughter plants have become legal again, after Congress quietly unbridled restrictions on processing horse meat. President Barack Obama signed the enabling bill on Nov. 18. Click Here to read the article published on Fox News.

Message From The Humane Society of the United States *Last Hope for Horses*

The HSUS is strongly encouraging folks to contact their legislators and urge them to cosponsor the American Horse Slaughter Prevention Act (S. 1176/H.R. 2966) Let them know that you don't want taxpayers footing the bill for horse slaughter! Click Here To Read the Article From HSUS. Visit this website to make a brief, polite phone call to your two U.S. Senators and U.S. Representative, urging co-sponsorship of the American Horse Slaughter Prevention Act.

The Myths and Truth About Horse Slaughter

Myth - Horses that are sold for slaughter are crippled, old and un-usable
Truth - Healthy horses of ALL ages are sent to slaughter

Myth - There are too many "unwanted" horses in the US
Truth - Horses that need homes are not all "unwanted" - this term has been fabricated by the pro-slaughter industry to justify continuing equine slaughter
Truth - Over breeding is the main cause of too many horses on the market and most breeding associations are pro- slaughter

Myth - Slaughtering horses in the U.S. is more humane than in Mexico
Truth - Whether the slaughter is done with a captive bolt or a knife, both processes are inhumane

Myth - Killer Buyers are doing a favor by buying horses and selling them for slaughter
Truth - Slaughter is not humane euthanasia - killer buyers are profiting substantially by selling horses to the slaughterhouses

Myth - People can't afford to euthanize horses
Truth - It costs approximately the same as euthanizing a cat or dog

Myth - Horse meat is healthy and natural
Truth - Horses are inoculated, given toxic chemicals that indicate on the packaging "not fit for use on animals used for human consumption"

Click Here to read more.


Attention Wild Horse & Burro Advocates

Important: Please Help Mustangs in Central Wyoming

This Is an Opportunity to Protect the Herds in Seven HMAs at the Same Time! This is the stage of the planning process when public opinion counts the most! Now is the time to speak up for a policy that gives wild horses their fair share of our public resources and manages them on the range, allowing these iconic animals to live and die where they were born and where they belong. Be a voice for Wyoming mustangs today! Click Here to personalize and send your letter today. It takes less than a minute to complete....Thank You.

URGENT!!!!!!!!!!


BLM Proposes Another Wild Horse Removal from Cloud's Herd in Montana

Speak up for the Famed Wild Horses of the Pryor Mountains: Submit Comments by January 20!

Now is the time to let the BLM know that you want the agency to implement the "No Action" alternative that will leave the Pryor Mountain horses on the range where they were born and where they deserve to live their lives until they die of natural causes. Click Here to take easy action to personalize and send the letter.

For more information on the Pryor Mountain wild horses, please click the following links The Cloud Foundation, and the Pryor Mountain Wild Mustang Center.


Pet Of The Week

Sela, sorrel mare.
Age: 18 years
Qualities: Friendly, leads and lifts feet, gets along well with other horses.
Needs: Further training; lots of love, a great companion animal.
Her best friend, Ziggy is also available for adoption.
Fee: $750.
Contact: Equine Voices Rescue & Sanctuary - 520-398-2814 or email info@equinevoices.org



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NEW!!!!!!!!!!!!!!! Gulliver's Fine Art Gallery

Equine Voices has partnered with several outstanding artists in creating "Gulliver's Fine Art Gallery". 50% of all sales will benefit the horses at Equine Voices. To view or purchase from the gallery Click Here. If you would like to purchase a piece of the art please contact estherogoway@gmail.com or call 520-398-3380 after 6:00pm.


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