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    12-24-2011, 01:02 AM
  #21
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It is a felony crime to slaughter a horse in Florida. The horses being stolen were not for the overseas consumption, as those slaughtered legally in the US would be, but rather for black market cuisine for Cuban immigrants who missed the taste from home.
     
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    12-24-2011, 04:53 AM
  #22
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^^And who were too stupid or dishonest to buy a cheap horse and kill it humanely. Wanting to eat a traditional cultural meal is one thing but stealing to do so is another. In my area there are many polynesian people and apperantly they are also fond of horse meat but rather than steal a horse they respond to every free horse or pony ad the comes up. It's gotten to be a bit of a joke with the horse community if someone has a misbehaving or overfed pony.
     
    12-24-2011, 10:03 AM
  #23
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Wanting to eat a traditional cultural meal is one thing but stealing to do so is another.
Kevin, but in this case it's FREE!
     
    12-24-2011, 10:07 AM
  #24
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Originally Posted by kevinshorses    
Does anyone have any statistics (which is not the plural of anecdote) on horse theft in the U.S.? I would bet it's very small and when it does happen the last thing those thieves want is a brand inspector looking at the animal which will happen %100 of the time at an auction or slaughterhouse. You're much more likely to find a stolen animal being sold in the classified ads of a newspaper than you are at an auction. Besides the horse market will have to improve a lot before thier worth enough to steal!
I believe your right, and also before you can unload at a kill plant you have to show brand inpection and health papers. I am not saying they can catch all stolen horses that way but it helps. Back when the horse market was good, horses that were sound and rideable didn't go to killers for the most part. They were being sold as saddle horses and traded around at auctions to make a buck because you could make fast money. You could always tell the difference between a trader and a killer buyer because the killwr buyer always bought the crippled ones at the sales and the traders bought the ones that were rideable or resellable. If horses were stolen they usually weren't shipped off to kill, they usually tried to sell the horse to make a buck because you will always make more money off of a saddle horses than what you get for him at kill.

Some people are treating the opening of kill plants as some deep dark ugly secret. But it is the easiest way to track and regulate it. I would rather my tax dollars go to brand inspections and regulations to have it done humanely than watch truck loads of horses driving the back roads to Mexico and watch them starve or live a miserable life crippled.

And it is not just the human consumption of meat, most of the plants in the US sold the meat for dog food glue and geletin I believe. There seems to be this misconception that we are a bunch of blood thirsty carnivores that want to eat horseflesh. I am thankful that we have an option for these horses and we able to use the meat for other things.
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    12-30-2011, 02:32 PM
  #25
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I would rather see horses slaughter here then ship all over ,down in Mexico there use the horse for slaughter for horses fighting both end up dead but after the beat each other to death, so open more slaughter horse here so the horse do not go thought that-- just respect the animal before and after
     

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