Monday, October 11, 2004 12:41 PM CDT
DeKalb Daily Chronicle
God bless you, Equine Dreams
I just finished reading Aracely Hernandez's beautiful story about Equine
Dreams. I have read about many horse facilities that provide horses as
rehabilitation aids for people with developmental disabilities, children
who have been physically and mentally abused and children with autism.
What bothers me about this is, why then, if these horses can help these
people, are so many horses being taken to the slaughterhouse in DeKalb
and the two slaughterhouses in Texas? Pro-slaughter advocates are always
wondering what will happen to all the unwanted horses - the horses that
are too old and don't have the "spunk" anymore if slaughter is
banned. Here is your an-swer! Donate your unwanted horses to such
facilities. These are places that don't require a horse to jump fences,
cut cows or win races. Why not make it a win-win situation, and instead
of slaughtering them, give them to a good home and a good cause!
God bless you, Equine Dreams. You are working miracles. Please keep up
the good work you do.