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Approximately 138,000* horses per year are shipped in crowded trucks through intense heat for more than 24 hours at a time to Canada and Mexico. The horses are forced to make the trip without food and water and are often treated inhumanly.
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American horses are shipped to Canada and Mexico and are being killed for consumption in foreign countries. Horses are not raised as food animals in the United States and their unnecessary slaughter should be prohibited.
Please contact your representative to pass the American Horse Slaughter Prevention Act (S. 1176/H.R. 2966) which will prohibit horse slaughter from returning to the U.S. and end the export of American horses for slaughter.