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Horse slaughter ban could be reality

Jul 24, 2006
— Silent movement on bill could mean an extra 90,000 horses with undetermined futures. Horse slaughtering could be banned permanently in the U.S. in the very near future. In just two months, thousands of unwanted horses may not be shipped to slaughtering facilities. Instead, they will be kept alive, but with equine shelters at maximum capacity, unanswered questions as to who will care for and board them persist. A hearing is to take place July 25 where lawmakers will hear f...

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