Indiana Woman Arrested for Starving Horses

January 2004

PETA alerted local authorities to a case involving horses being starved in Jasper County. Thanks to our help, the animals were seized and their custodian arrested on charges of cruelty to animals when authorities found seven dead horses, one downed horse, and eight horses severely malnourished and barely able to stand.


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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