Who's To Blame? (Slaughter and Our Romantic Image of the Horse)

Who should get the credit--or blame--for the closings of Texas horse slaughter plants? Start with the horse industry itself, and its heroic, romantic image of the horse. We do revel in that image, like a mare rolling in a thick patch of clover. (There. I just did it myself.) We sell horses with it. And supplements, tack, blankets, lessons, fly masks, feed, you name it.

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