horse slaughter

by Sydney from
(Florida USA)

Stop Horse Slaughter!

Stop Horse Slaughter!

Warning! This page may not be appropriate for young readers. If you are under 13, please ask your parents to read it first.

No horse deserves to die in a slaughterhouse, often to be used for animal food. Legislation introduced into Congress, the Safeguard American Food Export Act, would end it in the U.S. but most importantly, stop horses from being sent to Mexico or Canada where they are often cruelly killed for horsemeat.

One of the cosponsors of this legislation, Senator Mary Landrieu, is a horsecrazy girl herself! In her press release she says, "As a lifelong horse lover and rider, this practice is appalling to me, and more importantly, the majority of Americans oppose it.”

"We raise and train horses to trust us, perform for us, and allow us on their backs, and as such, they deserve to be treated with human compassion.

"When horse owners are faced with the sad reality of having to put their animals down, it should be by humane euthanasia.

"I intend to work with Senator Lindsey Graham, from South Carolina, and my other colleagues to get this bill passed and permanently end the slaughter of our American horses."

Can you imagine these beautiful animals traveling miles only to have their lives ended in such a horrible way? Although many of us are too young to vote, we can share this with our parents, riding instructors, and those who are old enough to vote.

Please help! We need to show elected officials in Washington that we care about this issue, and encourage them to vote to make it a law.

Here’s what you can do:

- Share this article using the Facebook or Twitter buttons below, or forward it to a friend by email.

- Visit the Humane Society website where you can learn about how you can get involved.

Then tell us what you are doing below. (While I love to hear your comments about this issue, the very best thing you can do is to share your comments with your Congressional Representative and Senators. It’s easy! They all have websites where you can share your thoughts with them.)

C’mon horsecrazygirls. Let’s stand up for the horses!


*If you are under 13, you must ask your parents to help you with this.

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Dec 11, 2015
Help End Horse Slaughter!!
by: Kelsey And Zipto

We need to help end horse slaughter! We should try try to do something! No horse deserves to die in the cruel hands of the most horse hating person. I say we all decide on a month (in 2016) to try to raise money and send it to horse rescue association such as "A home for every horse", that way we could help with the feed and supplies. Think of all the good we can do. If you're not gonna try, I still am. Let's help end horse slaughter!

~ Kelsey And Zipto

Nov 12, 2015
To Saughter: What?
by: Kylie

What do you mean your friend took your horse? Did you know she was going to do that? I'm confused, what did you do? You can report her for that you know.

Oct 07, 2015
by: Anonymous

My friend took my horse to her ranch to train. She said a man from the vet took my horse to a dog food company and then she was told to leave so she left and then my baby was made into dog food. I was crying for months.

Feb 21, 2015
by: Anonymous

I need help- I want to help with horses/animal rescue but my family is "rough n tough" and think they r sissy to be against animal cruelty. they make fun of animal rescues, hate me for LOVING them and just all around NEVER support me! I feel sick from the lack of love and I don't know what to do. Please help!

Nov 27, 2014
by: Anonymous

I want to start an organization kind of like toys for tots but for horses. I need help with this though! maybe you guys could ask ur local feed store to put a barrel in there store and people could put things in them and the store could donate them to a local rescue? if u have any other ideas i'm all ears!!!1 I just want to help them!!!!!!

Nov 26, 2014
Stop horse slaughter!
by: Kylie (Pentaluma)

hi! ever since I heard about horse slaughter I've felt like it was my job to stop it! but I always felt like I was to young to do anything, but after I looked for ways to help I found out it was SO EASY!!!!

I started volunteering at a local rescue place and donating money whenever I could. I help train and take care of horses that have been abandoned and abused from kill buyers or people who just don't care. I try to gain there trust again. it is just so cruel what the horse slaughter people do to there amazing creatures who let us ride them for FREE! that's not even the worst part, horses are crammed in trailers and shipped to Mexico or Canada with no food or water! please help these animals its so easy!

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That's great Kylie. Keep up the good work - and tell Congress too!

Nov 25, 2014
My video to end horse slaughter!
by: Doree (Canada)

I made a video about ending horse slaughter. Watch & enjoy! It's not only about stopping horse-slaughter, but also about the beauty of horses.

You can find the youtube link below. Copy and paste it on your browser. If that doesn't work, go to youtube, and type in Misshorselover100 (that's my username) and click the video 'Together we can make a change...End horse slaughter'

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