Brenda Jewell
Brenda Jewell

I didn't know this was happening!

Shelly Cowan
Shelly Cowan

If anyone is will would you sign my petition as well. Tring to stop the transport of US horses going to canada for slaughter here is the link to get to my petition. http://www.causes.com/causes/788222-stop-horse-transport-to-canada-for-slaughter

Carol Gingue
Carol Gingue
  • Shelly Cowan

signed!

Dara Wall
Dara Wall
  • Shelly Cowan

In Canada the slaughter plants are inspected and there is regulations in place for humane treatment. Maybe you people should have worked towards better regulations with shipping, transport and handling, making sure those aspects are humane and respectful, rather than closing a market that, unfortunately or not, is necessary. You and I may not eat horse meat, but there is a demand for it throughout the world. So, economically speaking, regulating the horse slaughter industry (for humane and...

In Canada the slaughter plants are inspected and there is regulations in place for humane treatment. Maybe you people should have worked towards better regulations with shipping, transport and handling, making sure those aspects are humane and respectful, rather than closing a market that, unfortunately or not, is necessary. You and I may not eat horse meat, but there is a demand for it throughout the world. So, economically speaking, regulating the horse slaughter industry (for humane and respectful treatment) and allowing the product to get to market would be better for the economy as well as these horses.

Shelly Cowan
Shelly Cowan
  • Shelly Cowan

Dara Wall. Sence you are pro slaughter Why are you even at this petition? No it is not humane. American horses are given all kinds of things to keep them healthy and is not for human consumpation. There for US horse meat is posion. It is so not necessary. What is necessary is to put a STOP to this crap. Kill buyers out bid families that would give a horse a great life. There are meny beter places for these horses. People Like YOU MAKE ME SICK!

Dara Wall
Dara Wall
  • Shelly Cowan

Hahaha, you're funny in your messed up way! Read the articles and research pro slaughter. Canner buyers do not outbid 'families'. In fact, if they know they are bidding against an individual and not another buyer, they will back down. Please, enlighten me with the 'better places' for these unwell, lame, dangerous, unwanted horses. Full rehabs or rescues? No room, no money. Euthanize at home? With the depression and the drought, most can't afford that either. Then there would be the cost of...

Hahaha, you're funny in your messed up way! Read the articles and research pro slaughter. Canner buyers do not outbid 'families'. In fact, if they know they are bidding against an individual and not another buyer, they will back down. Please, enlighten me with the 'better places' for these unwell, lame, dangerous, unwanted horses. Full rehabs or rescues? No room, no money. Euthanize at home? With the depression and the drought, most can't afford that either. Then there would be the cost of disposal.You cannot make an unbiased, realistic argument against something unless you know the true facts. Oh, but I'm sorry, you don't want to know the facts, you just want somewhere to throw your anger and judgement. To answer your question as to why I am here, as I've just stated, a person needs all info to make an educated judgement about something. And I've heard it said, "know thy enemy".

Shelly Cowan
Shelly Cowan
  • Shelly Cowan

Oh I'm messed up HA. You don't know much do you? I know kill buyers out bid families. I have seen it first hand. They do not "back down" as you say. I know of meny people that have retirement for horses. You need to know your facts.

Tim Redmond
Tim Redmond
  • Shelly Cowan

Dara Wall jesus woman...does somebody need to take yhou out back and choke the life out of you? now do they bitch? you support the inhumane treatment of horses well then i can start a revolution for the inhumane treatment of cocksucking ho-bags...can i not? i also support the use of exploding tampons for canadiens that support eating horses...its only fAIR my choking fingers are heading to a country near you...

Shelly Cowan
Shelly Cowan
  • Shelly Cowan

Does this look freakin humane to you?! http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=_rHHUMMCtOw Murder! http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=OGPYZmrUrIE Or is this more to your liking? Is this more of what you like? http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=_rHHUMMCtOw&feature=related Hows that for ya? Make you happy to see what you suport?

Tim Redmond
Tim Redmond
  • Shelly Cowan

Dara Wall i got some horsemeat you can choke on...im hung like a horse...wanna gag on some horsemeat baby?

Dara Wall
Dara Wall
  • Shelly Cowan

Why did you remove my post for the free horses you can have, Shelly? Transport from central Alberta for four horses shouldn't be too costly.
Anyways, We can make this slaughter issue as humane and respectful to the horses as possible with better regulations and inspections. The end result is a necessary by-product of an overpopulated, owner ignorant or naive horse population. Unfortunately you don't want to 'fix' the issues surrounding this evil, you just want to cast it out altogether. ...

Why did you remove my post for the free horses you can have, Shelly? Transport from central Alberta for four horses shouldn't be too costly.
Anyways, We can make this slaughter issue as humane and respectful to the horses as possible with better regulations and inspections. The end result is a necessary by-product of an overpopulated, owner ignorant or naive horse population. Unfortunately you don't want to 'fix' the issues surrounding this evil, you just want to cast it out altogether. Were there enough money and land to house all these stray unwanted, unfit, unsuitable, dangerous horses, that would be utopia. Alas, there is not. I have seen firsthand the meat buyers back off when they realize a 'family' is bidding against them. It is a regular occurance. I have also bought from the meat buyer after the sale as I sat on my hands too long. They also go through the horses they purchase with an eye to re-home suitable ones. They even have full time trainers on hand to make these horses more appropriate for a family to buy. We may be at opposite ends here, but I am hoping and wanting a better end for these horses. I think regulating the industry is the only way to go as we cannot allow these horses to continue to be dumped and starved because the owner has no other option and the rescues cannot take them all. I still stand behind the principle behind my first post. I was thinking of a discussion, not derogatory, mean-spirited name calling.

Alan Pashley Jnr
Alan Pashley Jnr

used to eat kebabs in Netherlands , 1 day I was told it was Horse meat , was 25 years ago approx , NOW IT, S TIME CONGRESS LISTENED 1 DAY , WILL BACKFIRE , needless , Cruel , Evil , hORSE AGAIN IS OLDER N being on Mother Earth longer , suffering has to end LISTEN!

Dean Short
Dean Short
  • Alan Pashley Jnr

Horse is beautyful meat

Helen Sykes
Helen Sykes
  • Alan Pashley Jnr

i ate in france once too alan and donkey im veggie now

Alan Pashley Jnr
Alan Pashley Jnr
  • Alan Pashley Jnr

Good Helen .that urea veggie ,aftereatin that put me off meat ,only eat chicken home cooked s all .might aswell be veggie ,,all wrong

Alan Pashley Jnr
Alan Pashley Jnr
  • Alan Pashley Jnr

Dean Skinhed Short .imagine us workin al life n being chopped u[ to eat ,horses r so Intelligent ,know what,s happening Evil way they do it

Jason van der Fearnley
Jason van der Fearnley
  • Alan Pashley Jnr

A nice piece of Dutch steak all wi pepper corn sauce We ate it before the war so Wots wrong we eatin it now

Alan Pashley Jnr
Alan Pashley Jnr
  • Alan Pashley Jnr

2012

Fran Ginter
Fran Ginter

I lived in quebec, Canada and I saw on tv horses, nice horses being loaded into trailers for slaughter. Canadians serve horse meat all the time.

Dawn Hartman Marzano
Dawn Hartman Marzano
  • Fran Ginter

Fran, that is horrible;(

Timothy Sanders
Timothy Sanders

Wake up brothers and sister, we need to stop allowing stupid people do stupid things such as what has been going on with slaughtering animals who could have a loving safe home to live! I want a horse, and if you are going to kill the horse...donate it to someone who will care for it...it is cheaper and more humane!

Timothy Sanders
Timothy Sanders
  • Timothy Sanders

What a shame!

Robert Akecheta
Robert Akecheta

MAN WOULD NOT EVEN HAVE MADE IT TO WHERE WE ARE TODAY WITHOUT THE WILD HORSES.AN THIS IS HOW WE REPAY THEM BY KILLING THEM EVEYONE INVOLVED SHOULD BE YOUTHANISED.........................

Glenda Shoemaker
Glenda Shoemaker
  • Robert Akecheta

Robert, you are so right! Thank you for sharing. :))

Mary Gutiérrez
Mary Gutiérrez

I's so cruel and inhuman, please help, sign the peitition! thx,,

Mary Gutiérrez
Mary Gutiérrez
  • Mary Gutiérrez

grazie Federico,,per il vostro supporto !!

Sonja Kay Cook Maxwell

Surely, goodness and mercy will prevail for the horses. What must we do to educate Congress, those folks we elected to serve us in Washington to value all animals. They are not food, they are living creatures that deserve some kind of freedom from the mentality of humans.

Kelly Fisher
Kelly Fisher
  • Sonja Kay Cook Maxwell

I cannot support this act, the truth of the matter that persons who are not in tune with the real story just don't get it. I have been a horse person my entire life, anyone that knows me or my mother knows our love of horses. The problem with this act is it actually causes more neglected horses than ever. As the economy goes to crap, the cases of animal neglect go up because the money that was meant to be taking care of the animals simply isn’t there any longer. Whatever the reason the...

I cannot support this act, the truth of the matter that persons who are not in tune with the real story just don't get it. I have been a horse person my entire life, anyone that knows me or my mother knows our love of horses. The problem with this act is it actually causes more neglected horses than ever. As the economy goes to crap, the cases of animal neglect go up because the money that was meant to be taking care of the animals simply isn’t there any longer. Whatever the reason the result is the same.
EVERY country in the world other than the US eats horse meat, so there is a Fat Horse market just like there is a Fat Cattle market, in the past if you had an old horse that had a bad leg or something so you couldn’t ride it, you fattened it up and took it to the market because you knew you could get your money back because the buyers would look at the horse as a per pound buy instead of a good horse buy. Harsh yes, but it’s still a fact. This also drives the rest of the horse market in to the crapper because no one is willing to gamble on a prospect horse because if the horse doesn’t work out you are stuck with a horse on your feed bill doing nothing, that you cannot get rid of. Many horses such as these end up being turned out to fend for themselves in the parts of our country the vast open space will allow. In the more urban areas these horses just show up in a person’s pasture some morning or the result that makes the TV is they stand neglected in someone’s field because there isn’t a reasonable means to get rid of the horse so they let it starve. If we at least allow the slaughter of horses the chances of these horses being feed is greater than if not. Again, I agree it is harsh, but here is the way I look at it….If my life ever comes to the point of someone having to decide I can give Kelly a few good meals then pull the plug and let him die or I can string Kelly along for a couple more years where his quality of life isn’t much…. Please feed me then pull the plug. I have the same compassion for my horses, I don’t want to have to put any of them down, but if I have to face the facts that I can keep them alive but they are not going to have some sort of quality of life, verses I can make their last few days of their life with them being well taken care for, that is what I would like the option to do. I don’t need the government or some chick with fake boobs that got famous for being on TV running up and down the beach making this decision for me.

Elizabeth Betty Axson
Elizabeth Betty Axson

signed it!

Mary Pogue Milliner
Mary Pogue Milliner
  • Elizabeth Betty Axson

Thank you!!

Joanne Parker
Joanne Parker
  • Elizabeth Betty Axson

I spent my childhood and teenage years with horses. Tara and Britney rode and if we didn't lease one we owned one! Wish I had taken that cash and put into keeping the wild horses wild; It is shocking that there are any wild horses; everything else is getting killed off! It is a shame we send all our jobs overseas and now we are killing and selling our natural assets the same way; what's next our children????? Sucks doesn't it!!!!

Sharon Batchelor
Sharon Batchelor

I do not condone cruelty of any form, every single equine person should sign this.

Jules Brown
Jules Brown
  • Sharon Batchelor

signed

Sharon Thomas
Sharon Thomas
  • Sharon Batchelor

Done its barbaric the way these horses are treated x

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