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Let's hope this is a hoax: Horse Hunting,pay to hunt and kill horses

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  • #21
    Originally posted by nashfad View Post
    big joke as Texas prohibits horse slaughter for human consumption.

    Does Texas prohibit the slaughter of a horse for private consumption? Not being sold to the public?
    TX prohibits the "sale" of horsemeat for human consumption...you can give it away or eat it yourself.


    • #22
      The main page photo is poached from this blog


      Notice the date on this is 2009
      Chambermaid to....


      • #23
        Oh my gosh, Their is a sucker born every minute.
        LMAO~ You can't seriously believe that? LOL
        By the way that is not a Moose in the truck it is a mule!


        • #24
          Originally posted by KSquared View Post
          In the first big picture she has a MOOSE in her truck. She is wearing a Alaska 4-H shirt and trees like that don't grow in Texas.

          Someone has some sick humor.
          Go look at pictures of Moose, they look nothing like horses.
          >ITs a mule, or a homely horse!


          • #25
            Here's the contact info
            Originally posted by merrygoround View Post
            Sadly, they don't post contact info. Gee! I'd love to hunt them...I mean with them.


            • #26
              OTOH, it gives another option for the "Help - my horse won't let me catch him... WWYD?" threads.


              • #27
                And another one of the photos used from this blog



                • #28
                  Oh for Pete's sake!

                  Someone posted a petition against this blogger on one of the FB horse groups, so I went hunting around the internet for the actual blog.

                  First of all, I live in Texas. Secondly, I've worked for the National Wildlife Refuge system.

                  K- so this douchebag blogger is a troll. I know of no wildlife refuges in Texas that have feral horses. Secondly, there is no hunting of horses on national wildlife refuges. Even as considered exotics. You can find that information yourself if you bother to use google. Thirdly: "Our horses are some of the finest equine specimens imported from all over the world or from local breeders. Many are organic and grass-fed." You can't import horses into a National Wildlife refuge.

                  Come on, people. Research, read, and think this stuff through before you panic and sign some petition that doesn't actually do anything. It wouldn't surprise me if the petition was started by the same person that created the blog site.


                  • #29
                    Originally posted by Sannois View Post
                    Go look at pictures of Moose, they look nothing like horses.
                    >ITs a mule, or a homely horse!

                    My mind refused to see the homeliness of that horse (Or Mule) and construed it into a moose. I have never seen a moose in person, so I thought "Oh female moose" I still can't see a horse, but I will accept it is indeed a horse..

                    I wonder if they are tooting about trophy horses why they choose a photo of the fugliest horse as their poster child.
                    Chambermaid to....


                    • #30
                      The National Wildlife Refuge comment in the OP's quote was the first clue for me that this couldn't be real. I didn't bother reading anymore after that.


                      • #31
                        Originally posted by pasos4ever View Post
                        Secondly, there is no hunting of horses on national wildlife refuges. .
                        You are mostly right, but they are shooting donkeys. The National Park service, park rangers at Big Bend national forest have shot/killed over 130 donkeys that roam wild there.


                        • #32
                          Rule of thumb for the interwebz: If it's too crazy to be true, it probably is false. At the very least, further checking required.


                          • #33
                            Originally posted by jetsmom View Post
                            You are mostly right, but they are shooting donkeys. The National Park service, park rangers at Big Bend national forest have shot/killed over 130 donkeys that roam wild there.
                            But they aren't opening it up for a bunch of yahoos to come shoot things. And not on nat'l wildlife refuges.


                            • #34
                              I think they are Alaskans poking fun at canned hunts in Texas. May as well be shooting horses?


                              • #35
                                Just because it's on the internet doesn't mean its true. Always a good idea to check Snopes when you see something this shocking.


                                (ps - it's not true)


                                • #36
                                  I laughed just thinking about anyone hunting my horses. Not much of a thrill. Shake the grain scoop. Boom. Not much fun.


                                  • #37
                                    I have confirmed with Texas animal control officers all over the state that this is a hoax -- someone has a sick sense of humor
                                    "Let's face it -- Beezie Madden is NOT looking over her shoulder for me anytime
                                    soon . . . or ever, even in her worst nightmares."

                                    Member, Higher Standards Leather Care Addicts Anonymous


                                    • #38
                                      Lord have mercy some of y'all are really gullible.
                                      Brothers and sisters, I bid you beware
                                      Of giving your heart to a dog to tear.
                                      -Rudyard Kipling


                                      • #39
                                        I took a gander at snopes, but it wasn't up yesterday. I always check on snopes.
                                        Chambermaid to....


                                        • #40
                                          Originally posted by 2horseygirls View Post
                                          I have confirmed with Texas animal control officers all over the state that this is a hoax -- someone has a sick sense of humor
                                          You...needed to do that?

                                          I like their sense of humor, personally The petition, whether also originated by the blogger or by the painfully gullible, adds to the fun.
                                          Proud Member Of The Lady Mafia