Monday, February 7, 2011

Fatal transactions: Sale of a horse can be a death sentence

Tuesday's Horse

Cross-posted from the Telegram & Gazette
Written by PAULA J OWEN
When horse trainer Matthew D. Clarke found out that Munition, a 7-year-old thoroughbred gelding he had trained, had been sent into the slaughter pipeline, he was devastated. Mr. Clarke has trained horses for more than 40 years and is the farm manager for the New England Stallion Station on Marshall Farm Road in Fitchburg. He retired Munition from racing last year.   MORE...

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