On the Renewed Debate Over Horse Slaughter

Animal Person

As the economy continues to falter, law enforcement officers in Kentucky and throughout the country are seeing major increases in the number of unwanted and neglected horses, some abandoned on public land, others left to starve by their owners.". Butcher (no joke) from Montana: " “No one has to send a horse to a processing plant. And it’s much more humane than leaving them there to starve to death.”.