Friday, November 28, 2008

The Associated Press: More horses sent abroad for slaughter after US ban

The Associated Press: More horses sent abroad for slaughter after US ban
Horses are auctioned off at the sale barn in Rushville, Neb. Sept. 24, 2008. The closure of all U.S. horse slaughter plants last year has sharply increased exports of horses to Canada and Mexico for slaughter. Animal rights activists say exportation is cruel and should be banned, while many in ranch country say closing the export market would cause thousands of unwanted horses to be neglected in the U.S.(


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