Texas Horse Slashings Motivate Legal Change

A series of attacks on horses in Texas has motivated equine welfare activists to seek a change in the legal status of Texas horses in order to subject abusers to stiffer animal cruelty penalties.

On Feb. 12, the Greater Houston Horse Council (GHHC) voted to support an initiative to remove horses from the livestock and farm animal exemption to Texas animal cruelty laws. The measure is als

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