Texas’ Big Bend State Park Sends Horses to Slaughter
It is no big deal for our government officials to break the laws it seems. Maybe we should stop the no-kill rescue witch hunts and concentrate on those who make laws abiding by them 🙂
“First the park shoots the burro’s and now sends the horses to directly to a killer…”
For years, Julie Caramante was a leader the fight to shutter Dallas Crown, Kaufman’s infamous horse slaughterhouse. Dallas Crown closed in 2007, as did the Beltex slaughterhouse in Fort Worth, but Caramante, a lifelong equine welfare advocate, has continued to keep a close eye on the horse slaughter industry.
That led Caramante to the recent discovery that the Texas Parks & Wildlife Department had sold horses to a known slaughter buyer. According to documents she obtained from the agency following a tip, TPWD had sold 11 horses from Big Bend Ranch State Park to Ruben Brito, who regularly transports horses to slaughterhouses across the border in Mexico. The story was first reported in Horseback Magazine
Included in the documents Caramante obtained is an email exchange
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