Young wild horses crammed into temporary holding corrals at a Triple B trapsite on August 9, 2011
With the "euthanasia" of a four-month-old filly who, we are told, severely injured herself during the BLM's Triple B Roundup on Wednesday, August 17th as she tried in vain to follow her band stallion when he successfully escaped from the clutches of his captors, there have now been seven foal fatalities during this Nevada "gather," which is in its fourth week. Read MORE...
IN THE HANDS OF KILL BUYERS! When horses are purchased at auction by buyers intending to kill them, they're hauled away in double- decker tractor trailers where they are beaten and often blinded with baseball bats to mollify them. After crossing the border into Mexico, the animals are stabbed on each side-an act to tenderize their meat-and immobilized. Workers, then saw the horses legs off, at the knee and hang them to bleed out-all while the horses are ALIVE! (This is an excerpt, from an article written by Missy Diaz, crediting Victoria Mc Cullough and Sen. Joe Abruzzo for bringing awareness of horse slaughter, to Florida. In 2010 Florida Legislation unanimously passed the Horse Protection Bill, making it a felony to slaughter horses for personal or commercial use.)