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Protect the last American Wild Horses from Slaughter
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Protect the last American Wild Horses from Slaughter

    1. Olivia Knapp
    2. Petition by

      Olivia Knapp

      Auburn, CA

The current massive Western land grab by oil, gas and mining corporations is exploiting millions of acres in the Western United States.

The current excessive land exploitation is affecting all wild life species including the American Wild Horse. To the extent that there are now more wild horses housed in BLM holding facilities than remain on the open range.

Millions of taxpayer dollars are being used to corral the few remaining American wild horses, which are then underfed, forced into inhumane and diseased living conditions to live out their lives, sold for adoption, or can possibly end up going to Mexican or Canadian slaughterhouses for human consumption.

The Bureau of Land Management estimates it has over 40,000 wild horses in holding facilities, costing taxpayers $120,000 a day.

To learn more, and to learn about Wild Horses and Renegades, the documentary which exposes this awful situation, visit www.theamericanwildhorse.com.

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    1. Reached 5,000 signatures


    Reasons for signing

    • Hannah Human ROCKY POINT, NC
      • almost 2 years ago

      As a child I grew up going to the Outer Banks, NC to see the wild horses there. Horses are my passion and the wild ones deserve their lives and freedom, just like any other animal. Save the wild horses!

    • Kelly Westerdahl LAKEWOOD, NY
      • almost 2 years ago

      my love for horses goes back to my childhood. the injustice that these creatures are enduring can not go on.

    • Carlene Steel LEANDER, TX
      • almost 2 years ago

      This killing of horses has to stop!

      • almost 2 years ago

      I live in the city and I have met some horses, I have'nt ever even seen a wild horse. I hope that the Government will be able to set some people straight and let these horses free.

    • michaela schneider DUNKIIRK, MD
      • almost 2 years ago

      horses are amazing animals ad should never be EATEN!!! the people who do are sick and deserve to die a death worse then horse the innocent horses died!!!


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