Texas Man Accused of Abusing Four Horses

A man in southeast Houston, Texas, is accused of abusing four horses, one of which died before it could be euthanized by the Houston Humane Society, according to kvue.com.

A video of the horses--including the one that dies--is heart-wrenching. It accompanies the article.

One key point of the news story was that under Texas law horss are livestock, and cruelty to livestock is a misdemeanor unless intentional torture can be proven.

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Kimberly S. Brown

Kimberly S. Brown was the Publisher/Editor of The Horse: Your Guide To Equine Health Care from June 2008 to March 2010, and she served in various positions at Blood-Horse Publications since 1980.

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