Fifty-Two Abused and Neglected Horses Seized

January 2004

PETA received a call about a herd of 52 horses being starved and abused in Pike County, Ohio. Local authorities found one dead horse on the property and dozens of starving horses. We contacted authorities and convinced them to seize all the horses.


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 Ingrid E. Newkirk

“Almost all of us grew up eating meat, wearing leather, and going to circuses and zoos. We never considered the impact of these actions on the animals involved. For whatever reason, you are now asking the question: Why should animals have rights?” READ MORE

— Ingrid E. Newkirk, PETA President and co-author of Animalkind