Friday, August 12, 2011

FBI Investigates BLM: Sale Authority horses may be going to slaughter

AWHPC Calls for Investigation After 64 BLM Horses Headed to Slaughter Seized

AWHPC is calling for a federal investigation of all wild horses sold by the BLM over the past five years after two truckloads of wild horses headed to slaughter were seized last week.

This latest development calls into question BLM's practice of selling truckloads of horses (for $25 a horse or less) from short- and long-term holding facilities and whether Congress' mandate that no BLM mustangs be sold for commercial slaughter is being upheld. Read more about this important issuehere.

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