National Abandoned Horses Website Established
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A website has been established to serve as a site to collect and document cases of equine abuse, abandonment and neglect. It is called http://www.abandonedhorses.com. Photographs of affected horses along with city and state of origin and person submitting can be e-mailed to:firstname.lastname@example.org.
According to Baxter Black, DVM, one of the founders, “We are establishing a ‘gallery of abandoned horses.’ This unintended problem has come as a direct result of the closing of all the horse slaughter plants in the U.S.
“Several states are considering the building a new plant. There will undoubtedly be objections to their construction.
“Www.abandonedhorses.com will serve as a stark visual reminder to politicians and voters of the need for a practical humane alternative to starving or dumping them.
“The day the first new plant in the United States is finished, this man made abandoned horse tragedy will begin to disappear.”
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