02 Jun 2019 Herd-Centered Nirvana Profiled
A broodmare too old to produce. A failed racehorse prospect. A chronically lame workhorse. Each year, thousands of horses like these are sold at public auctions in the United States, exported to Canada or Mexico, and slaughtered for human consumption.
Draft horses and draft crosses are even more valuable to kill buyers because of their size. Auctions can be a death sentence for these animals — unless they are fortunate enough to find a home. Learn more about Gentle Giants Draft Horse Rescue in Mt. Airy, Maryland.