Honour Alberta’s heritage by treating horses well
Posted on May 21, 2012
“Re: “Story to bring history of horse to life,” May 16.
“I find some irony in the Calgary Stampede horse tribute, “Tails.” Honouring everything the horse has done for Albertans is well deserved. Yet I have to ask why horses face undignified death at the Fort Macleod slaughterhouse. The horses are tossed aside for many reasons – doesn’t run fast enough, doesn’t jump high enough, kids lost interest, getting a divorce, costs too much, too many foals from the breeder’s crop, not enough buyers, and the horse just got too old.”
Read ‘em and weep
From our friends at EWA
A 38% increase over the same period last year.
WHEN WILL THIS END????? WITH THE OUTRAGE, THE NUMBER OF EVER INCREASING VOICES SHOUTING FOR THIS TO STOP……WHY IS IT CONTINUING???
Wild Horse Controversy in Kansas
Comment on story and video:
From S. West Founder Canadians for Animal Welfare Reform: “
The horses who have blood on their heads have had their eyes gouged at so that can’t see too well and wont kick !!!!This is the obscene brutal and disgusting realty of all of this I would soon die than allow horse slaughter to continue and i will do all I can via CFAWR to create the awareness to prevent it forever ! I grew up with 11 horses ( on our UK 400 acre farm) Almost all were rescued They are beautiful sensitive intelligent magnificent and precious creatures and this slaughter cracks my heart into tiny pieces”
Front Range Equine Rescue
Horse Killed and Legally Used To Bait and Kill Wolves
Friends of Animals
BACKGROUND | SOURCE MARC BEKOFF
Healy, Alaska trapper Coke Wallace “apparently walked a horse out to an area off the Stampede Trail near the boundary of Denali National Park – an area made famous by the 1996 book ‘Into the Wild’ – shot the horse, and set snares all around the area hoping to catch wolves attracted to the carcass.”