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 🙂

Straight from the Horse's Heart

By Eric Nicholson of the Dallas Observer

“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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About angelfarmthunder

Angel Farm is an equal opportunity rescue. By this I mean we rehab and maintain critters of every sort! This is accomplished by drawing on many years of experience and the advice and aid of veterinarians, zoologists, and other lovers of life. This blog has been created to address the serious problems we face on a world wide level involving the abuse, exploitation, and wholesale slaughter of our fellow creatures. While I diligently attempt to represent factual information, issues are often cloudy and I welcome comments and corrections that benefit us all. Read, enjoy ,and share and remember...BE KIND TO ALL AND GENTLE WITH YOURSELF

Posted on August 25, 2012, in Animal advocate, Animal Welfare, Anti-slaughter, No-kill Nation, Uncategorized. Bookmark the permalink. Leave a comment.

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