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Who funds the horse slaughter lobby? All roads lead to AQHA and Agribusiness.

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  • Originally posted by wonderhorseguy View Post
    Except every notion or opinion posted by Echo is directly from either PETA
    or HSUS.
    Well since I am not affiliated and haven't even looked at their sites in years, maybe because what ever you are referring to is true and probably said by many. What are you refferring to?


    I do consider myself to be an Animal Welfare person. Do you consider yourself to be for Animal Welfare or Animal Rights?
    I don't know what you are referring to as 'animal rights'? We decide when they live,when they die, and how they are treated or not treated. What are y

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    • Originally posted by wonderhorseguy View Post
      Except every notion or opinion posted by Echo is directly from either PETA
      or HSUS.
      Well since I am not affiliated and haven't even looked at their sites in years, maybe because what ever you are referring to is true and probably said by many. What are you refferring to?


      I do consider myself to be an Animal Welfare person. Do you consider yourself to be for Animal Welfare or Animal Rights?
      I don't know what you are referring to as 'animal rights'? We decide when they live,when they die, and how they are treated or not treated. What are you referring to as animal rights?

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      • A lot of information can be found pretty easily if you search for it. No need to ever go on HSUS' or any ARA's websites.

        Links to reputable sources, i.e. USDA/APHIS and many more have been provided throughout this discussion.

        If the pro side chooses to ignore them, doesn't mean they don't exist.
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        • Originally posted by Echo View Post
          Well since I am not affiliated and haven't even looked at their sites in years, maybe because what ever you are referring to is true and probably said by many. What are you refferring to?
          Originally posted by luvmytbs View Post
          A lot of information can be found pretty easily if you search for it. No need to ever go on HSUS' or any ARA's websites.

          Links to reputable sources, i.e. USDA/APHIS and many more have been provided throughout this discussion.

          If the pro side chooses to ignore them, doesn't mean they don't exist.
          The pro side has historically been consistent in two ways:

          1. Automatically claiming anyone who is against horse slaughter is a RARA affiliated with PETA and/or HSUS. Despite the fact many of us have never even peeked at their websites.

          2. Not reading or acknowledging information coming from reputable sources.

          Sad but true.
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          • The longest thread by just repeating posts...

            Some day this thread might end...

            But then some fool would just start another one.
            The ultimate goal of farming is not the growing of crops, but the cultivation and perfection of human beings.

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            • Originally posted by 7HL View Post
              Some day this thread might end...

              But then some fool would just start another one.
              You mean:
              This is the thread that doesn't end
              and it goes on and on, my friend
              Some people started posting on it
              not knowing what it was
              and hey continue doing so because

              this is the thread that doesn't end.....
              Originally posted by BigMama1
              Facts don't have versions. If they do, they are opinions
              GNU Terry Prachett

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              • So have you got music to go with that song???[

                Originally posted by Alagirl View Post
                You mean:
                This is the thread that doesn't end
                and it goes on and on, my friend
                Some people started posting on it
                not knowing what it was
                and hey continue doing so because

                this is the thread that doesn't end.....
                The problem with political jokes is that they get elected.
                H. Cate

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                • Originally posted by JGHIRETIRE View Post
                  So have you got music to go with that song???[

                  funny you should ask....
                  http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=HNTxr2NJHa0
                  Originally posted by BigMama1
                  Facts don't have versions. If they do, they are opinions
                  GNU Terry Prachett

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                  • ROFLMAO very cute!! Could get annoying.

                    Originally posted by Alagirl View Post
                    The problem with political jokes is that they get elected.
                    H. Cate

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                    • Interesting tidbit about the sale of Rita Crundwell's horses:

                      "The Buyer of a horse or embryo agrees that he or she is not purchasing the horse or embryo for slaughter or for any person who plans to use the horse or embryo for slaughter. The Buyer further agrees not to use, or allow the use of, the horse or embryo for slaughter while in his / her / its ownership or control."

                      How in the world will that be enforced?!
                      Proud owner of a Slaughter-Bound TB from a feedlot, and her surprise baby...!
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                      • Originally posted by jenm View Post
                        Interesting tidbit about the sale of Rita Crundwell's horses:

                        "The Buyer of a horse or embryo agrees that he or she is not purchasing the horse or embryo for slaughter or for any person who plans to use the horse or embryo for slaughter. The Buyer further agrees not to use, or allow the use of, the horse or embryo for slaughter while in his / her / its ownership or control."

                        How in the world will that be enforced?!
                        It likely won't, does not really mean anything in this thread context and as far as I can tell it means nothing because you can sell it to the broker at any time.

                        I am assuming it was a clause put into the paperwork as they had 400 horses to disperse in a hurry. Not that most of them were in danger of going for meat anyhow.
                        Originally posted by BigMama1
                        Facts don't have versions. If they do, they are opinions
                        GNU Terry Prachett

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                        • Originally posted by Alagirl View Post
                          It likely won't, does not really mean anything in this thread context and as far as I can tell it means nothing because you can sell it to the broker at any time.

                          I am assuming it was a clause put into the paperwork as they had 400 horses to disperse in a hurry. Not that most of them were in danger of going for meat anyhow.
                          Ha, funny you should try to say it means nothing in this thread context. It's about quarter horses and slaughter, which happen to also be part of the subject title.

                          At least I'm not filling up the thread with stupid poems and useless youtube videos.
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                          • Originally posted by Bluey View Post
                            You are assuming horses are "contaminated" and no one is testing.

                            You know what they say about assuming, don't you.
                            You can't tell me that you think all of those racehorses that are slaughtered are drug free????

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                            • Yes, I am bringing this thread back up.

                              Investigation 09/21/2012
                              For all of those who condone this type of abuse and keep insisting that the Commercial Transport Of Equines For Slaughter Regulations are not broken.

                              The authorities were notified on the spot to act according to the regs, but instead the load was allowed to continue into MX without any REQUIRED actions taken.

                              Warning: Graphic.

                              http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=bCBHE...ature=youtu.be
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                              • Originally posted by luvmytbs View Post
                                Yes, I am bringing this thread back up.

                                Investigation 09/21/2012
                                For all of those who condone this type of abuse and keep insisting that the Commercial Transport Of Equines For Slaughter Regulations are not broken.

                                The authorities were notified on the spot to act according to the regs, but instead the load was allowed to continue into MX without any REQUIRED actions taken.

                                Warning: Graphic.

                                http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=bCBHE...ature=youtu.be
                                This stuff commonly happens, as evidenced by the Baker conviction (and unpaid fines, still), the 3 Angels accident where authorities let them load them back up and continue to border in spite of violations, etc.
                                And yet, some pro slaughter people here continue to insist that slaughterhorses are transported "just the same as many show horses".

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                                • Is that the video of the downed horses on the truck in Texas?

                                  I didn't/can't watch.
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                                  • Originally posted by jenm View Post
                                    Is that the video of the downed horses on the truck in Texas?

                                    I didn't/can't watch.
                                    Yes, dated 09/21/2012
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                                    • Originally posted by jetsmom View Post
                                      This stuff commonly happens, as evidenced by the Baker conviction (and unpaid fines, still), the 3 Angels accident where authorities let them load them back up and continue to border in spite of violations, etc.
                                      And yet, some pro slaughter people here continue to insist that slaughterhorses are transported "just the same as many show horses".
                                      Yep - those show horses are always shipped in low roof, metal floored trailers - never any head room, matts, or shavings, And stacked in trailers to the point if one goes down all they can do is be trampled by the others... that is how people treat their valuable stock.

                                      And you know, those show people leave the downed horses to be trampled - yep, that is how they are commonly shipped.

                                      Originally posted by jenm View Post
                                      Is that the video of the downed horses on the truck in Texas?

                                      I didn't/can't watch.
                                      Yes.. Eagle Pass Texas.
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                                      • Written report from video-
                                        http://library.constantcontact.com/d...s+in+Texas.pdf

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                                        • Interesting.

                                          Originally posted by jetsmom View Post
                                          The problem with political jokes is that they get elected.
                                          H. Cate

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