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ACTION ALERT : Colombian Cart Horse Who Couldn't Walk Is Set on Fire!

Animals  (tags: horrific evil cruelty, colombian cart horse burnt alive, investigation, officials, savage cruelty, suffering )

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Apparently the animal refused to walk and that is why the owner poured gasoline over it and set it alight. Posted on Friday October 23, 2009 The incident occurred east of the capital of Valle Bonilla Aragon near the neighborhood. In a crop of


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Simone Duffin (1462)
Monday November 16, 2009, 9:11 pm
“I immediately called the 123 and moved the Environmental Police personnel. It was a rough picture of animal cruelty,” said Sgt Yovanni Ñáñez, commander of the Environmental Police.

The animal, a pale horse bay, about 6 years, was still alive. He suffered burns of first and third grade in 90 percent of his body. The owner of the horse and his companion surprisingly argued that they found the horse like that, and had planned to put it out of its misery!Given the seriousness of the injuries it was necessary to go to Municipal Zoonosis Center, where it was decided to apply euthanasia to prevent further suffering.

However, the police established that they poured gasoline over the horse and set fire to it, because it had refused to walk.

“What we are asking the community to warn that when situations of violence against animals of any species, reported immediately to 123 or phone 551 78 10,” said Sgt Ñáñez, who recalled that this year the unit has handled 230 cases, among which 130 have been horses.

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Att: Doctor
Andres Uriel Gallego
Minister of Transport of Colombia

Dear Sir

This is to express my profound rejection of the events of Friday 23 October in the city Santiago de Cali, in which a a horse was burnt alive, because he/she did not want to walk.

We ask you to strongly consider the abolishment of the cart horse industry – because of the documented repeated abuse!

The horses in Columbia daily suffer from terrible neglect and abuse, but we believe with strong leadership and firm action from your office Columbia’s cart horses can be protected.


Donn M (56)
Monday November 16, 2009, 9:22 pm
Sick bas**rds.

Pam F (221)
Tuesday November 17, 2009, 1:55 am
They are so overworked and malnourished - the poor beast probably COULDN'T walk!
Sub-human scum!
Emails already sent.

Angel W (238)
Tuesday November 17, 2009, 1:59 am
Action taken and crossposted xx

Julie van Niekerk (230)
Tuesday November 17, 2009, 3:07 am
I wish the same to happen to these people and I will not cry one tear for humans that do these things to animals. today is not a good day for me, today is my HATE day!!!!

MmAway M (519)
Tuesday November 17, 2009, 3:08 am
OMG...I feel sick, this is just happening way to much and my heart just aches for these creatures.

Audra R (31)
Tuesday November 17, 2009, 4:33 am
What a sickening deed...

Past Member (0)
Tuesday November 17, 2009, 7:42 pm
Finally I got the email through. I wasn't seeing the link clearly. I was writing "minitrans etc". Finally got it right.
And so I got the email with picture right through. Thanks Simone. Good work. That poor horse. Sometimes I feel as though I am using a spoon to try to empty the ocean. Why don't these people know within themselves what it right and what is wrong?

Katz R (54)
Tuesday November 17, 2009, 8:00 pm
I'll get it through tomorrow an put the link on my ms an fb I have Columbian friends on both, would like the same to happen to these jerks as what they did to that horse

Katz R (54)
Tuesday November 17, 2009, 8:04 pm
if you could copy the story from Spain of the thugs with the donkey that are now threatening the owner of such to remove charges against them, for beating an raping the donkey with a broom until it;s internal organs were destroyed that wouldbe good asi don't know how

Kay F (550)
Friday November 20, 2009, 2:46 pm
Action taken, thanks Simone.
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