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Each year, more than 100,000 American horses—working, racing and companion horses and even children’s ponies—are inhumanely transported long distances in cramped trailers without food, water or rest. Then they are brutally slaughtered, and their meat is shipped overseas for human consumption. The majority of these horses are young, healthy animals who could have led productive lives with loving owners if they’d been given the chance.

  • Actor Sebastian Roché speaks out against horse slaughter. Photo by Bret Hartman/AP Images for The HSUS


Protect U.S. Horses from Slaughter

"The horse has been our loyal companion for thousands of years, which makes slaughtering horses for human consumption appalling," says actor Sebastian Roché. Join him in calling on lawmakers to pass the SAFE Act.

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