Smuggled horses in West Texas found to be diseased

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Smuggled horses in West Texas found to be diseased

Postby NiceFarmer31 » Sat May 19, 2012 8:21 am

U.S. Border Patrol agents recently seized 10 adult horses and four yearlings as they attempted to enter Texas illegally by walking across the Rio Grande River near Indian Hot Springs, in southern Hudspeth county, south of El Paso. The animals were turned over to the United States Department of Agriculture, Animal Plant Health Inspection Service, Veterinary Service (USDA/APHIS/VS) officials, who tested the horses in Presidio, Texas for a number of disease conditions that are considered foreign to the U.S.

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Re: Smuggled horses in West Texas found to be diseased

Postby TexasBred » Tue May 22, 2012 2:06 pm

Guess noone told them that horses are pretty worthless in Texas right now. :lol:
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Re: Smuggled horses in West Texas found to be diseased

Postby M5farm » Tue May 22, 2012 2:23 pm

NiceFarmer31 wrote:U.S. Border Patrol agents recently seized 10 adult horses and four yearlings as they attempted to enter Texas illegally by walking across the Rio Grande River near Indian Hot Springs, in southern Hudspeth county, south of El Paso. The animals were turned over to the United States Department of Agriculture, Animal Plant Health Inspection Service, Veterinary Service (USDA/APHIS/VS) officials, who tested the horses in Presidio, Texas for a number of disease conditions that are considered foreign to the U.S.

http://desiroushorse.blogspot.com/2012/ ... nd-to.html


I wander if they will deport them or give the FREE vet care. They will probally claim the yearlings were born here and should be given immunity.
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