The Challenges Horses Face in the U.S.
Horses and humans share a history of partnership spanning thousands of years. At Moonlight Mile Ranch, we value and prioritize rescue and training partnerships, recognizing the need to respect and honor these magnificent animals.
In our rescue work, we witness the crises horses are facing. Overpopulation is a significant issue, leading to tens of thousands being sent to slaughter from the U.S. to other parts of the world annually. The neglect and abuse is truly heart-wrenching.
24 horses die every week on U.S. racetracks. – PETA
In 2022, approximately 20,000 horses were relocated to slaughter facilities in Mexico and Canada. – SAFE ACT (Save America’s Forgotten Equines)
92.3% of horses sent to slaughter are in good condition and are able to live out a productive life – USDA