Petition Update

Horse slaughterhouse/ Horse abuse

The Truth

Dec 10, 2011 — December 9, 2011

Incidents of aggressive handling of wild horses have been acknowledged in a Bureau of Land Management report into Triple B muster in Nevada.

However, the bureau report found that helicopter contractor Sun J Livestock generally demonstrated appropriate, humane handling of wild horses over the course of the six-week gather that ended on August 31. The review team cited specific incidents of inappropriate, aggressive practices, including cases when the helicopter operated too closely to single horses and pursued small groups of horses or single horses too long.
No single incident, however, generated a consensus among animal welfare experts that horses were treated inhumanely, the bureau said.
The inquiry arose after wild horse .....