Texas A&M Fined for Horse Slaughter Transportation Violations

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Straight from the Horse's Heart

Information and report supplied by Animal’s Angels

Dead Horse found in “Deluxe” Transport Trailer

AA has gained information through a Freedom of information Act Request (FOIA) that powerfully underscores the cruelty of horse slaughter on U.S. soil. Under the most ideal conditions possible – including watering stops during single-deck transport, less packed conditions and multiple cameras with a team of monitors – a horse died in the bottom of a trailer during transport. The study adds to ever increasing evidence that demonstrates horse slaughter cannot be ‘improved’ into something that is humane.

The subject of the FOIA is a graduate program study orchestrated by Texas A&M University veterinary professor Dr. Ted H. Friend. The USDA paid for the study. A kill buyer was chosen and TX A&M transported his horses for free to the slaughter plant. The study was designed to ‘improve’ transport to slaughter by “relieving transport stress.” Specifically…

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