Saturday, May 3, 2008

More horse abuse

On a related note...
The cruel and exploitive horse-racing industry has claimed another life.
Godspeed, Eight Belles.
Thoroughbred racehorses are often sent to slaughter in Mexico and Canada after they have outlived their usefulness. Read "Battle to Save Horses From Slaughterhouse" (Toronto Star, May 3, 2008)
Say a prayer for New York City's downtroddren carriage horses as you ponder this issue.

Action Alert: Send a message to City Council Speaker Christine Quinn asking her to support a ban on horse-drawn carriages in NYC. Or phone her office and leave a short message. Better yet, mail her a letter!

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