The horse is a symbol of the American West and a necessity of ranch life but recently many have been found starving and left to die. This once-respected animal is now a victim of the economic downturn, where good intentions have met with unintended consequences.
In Nebraska alone, more than 315 neglected or abandoned horses, many found starving, were seized this year. In October in Dixon County, 80 were found ankle deep in manure and mud, the ribs exposed. In April, more than 200 horses were...Full Story