Horse Slaughter: Navajo Nation Government Rangers Storm Private Properties Searching & Seizing Horses!

9 Sep

CITIZENS AGAINST EQUINE SLAUGHTER PRESS RELEASE

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE

 

New Mexico – September 10, 2013 -The Navajo Nation (NN) Government is conducting a large-scale
roundup of wild horses despite opposition from many tribal people. Local tribal members have reported government rangers coming onto their property and confiscating virtually every horse, even from within their stalls and pens. The sweeping roundups, if not stopped, will result in the distressed removal of countless horses and burros across the 17 million acre Navajo reservation which spans four states including New Mexico, Arizona, Utah and Colorado.

Horse owners are said to have two days to claim or save their horses, but in many cases owners didn’t learn about the roundup until the very moment when rangers were storming their property. The NN Department of Agriculture is taking the horses to holding facilities,then auction, and selling the unclaimed horses to kill buyers. Many are going straight to slaughter….

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