Horse Framed for Murder Saved From Slaughter
Framed horse redeemed
Almost destroyed for owner's murder
By Nicole Sequino, Berkshire Eagle Staff
"Cross said owners who no longer want the expense of keeping horses, especially older ones like Hanna, often unwittingly sell them for slaughter. Horse auctioneers profit by selling the horses to slaughterhouses, who produce the meat for pet food companies and other countries, where it is considered a delicacy, Cross said.
'Unfortunately, Hanna's story is all too common,' Cross noted. 'It's a horrible, inhumane death for any horse. Hanna made it here by the skin of her teeth.'" [READ ENTIRE STORY...]