The U.S. banned horse-slaughtering operations in 2006. However, that year three slaughterhouses in the U.S. were responsible for killing 104,899 horses.  An employee at the Valley Meat Co. was recently caught on video insulting animal rights activists before shooting a horse in the head
It is very important to sign this petition as well as to call and email Governor Martinez. You have the most power acting locally!! After that, do call the US Congress and the president.