Horse slaughter reopening likely still long before reality in this country

The four-day weekend of horse activities was again frequented with news, discussion and controversy of horse slaughter reopening in this country.

Announcements that the United States Department of Agriculture (USDA) had approved production at horse processing plants in New Mexico and Iowa, and the possibility of additional plants opening in Missouri, Oklahoma and Tennessee, brought conflicting opinion, with extremely wide variation in news coverage as to exactly what is happening. Continue reading →