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Fort Polk Descendants of WWII Cavalry Horses in IMMEDIATE DANGER

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Fort Polk?s 1000 Horses WWII Cavalry descendants are in immediate danger of losing their home of 70 plus years and being sold for slaughter.

Fort Polk Army Base said horses would not be removed till Jan 1 2016, however, that is not the case! THESE HORSES ARE ALREADY BEING RELEASED TO THE PUBLIC

Our dire concern is that kill buyers who will profit by selling these horses to slaughter will try to claim these horses. Fort Polk game warden confirmed you can get 1 to 50 Horses per permit.

VOICE YOUR CONCERN
Fort Polk requested opinions from the public be submitted here:
http://www.jrtc-polk.army.mil/trespass_horses.html

The 1000 head self-sustaining herd has already had their protected status stripped and the Louisiana Court has labeled them ?trespass? horses. Yes, some horses have been dumped by local residents, but that should not deprive the historic cavalry descended horses from continuing to be protected.

The period for public opinion has not ended, the horses are not documented, not branded or trackable in anyway... There are no guarantees that these horses will be safe. Kill Buyers who routinely sell horses by the pound to Mexico for slaughter will take advantage of this opportunity to profit over the deaths of our American Heritage War Horses.

Like our Facebook page: Fort Polk's Historic Cavalry War Horse Herd Guardians
https://www.facebook.com/pages/Fort-Polks-Historic-Cavalry-War-Horse-Herd-Guardians/1484973435133037?sk=photos_stream

Please Voice Your Opinion and Put a HALT to any further action to remove these Horses. Let Congress know that you want these horses protected status to be re-evaluated.

Submit comments directly by copying & pasting this link:
http://www.jrtc-polk.army.mil/trespass_horses.html

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2 months ago
Derald J. from Yadkinville, NC writes:
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The horses earned their retirement and DD214. Leave it to the army and congress to **** over some more veterans...
December 18, 2016
Chris P. from Fort Washington, PA signed.
December 17, 2016
Someone from Maryland Heights, MO writes:
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Save these horses and their home environment.!!!!!!!! Move the training grounds and keep the horses in their natural habitat. Have respect and concern to not once again damage the natural heritage of an area and a species just for convenience and monetary gain. Appreciate life! Have a heart! Do the right thing!
November 15, 2016
Mark I. from Temple, TX writes:
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They deserve our protection for all we have use them for in war and in peace. They are rare show them the respect.
November 14, 2016
Kathy S. from Spring Valley, CA writes:
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Protect wild horses and burrows.find public property for these horses to live on Bank..slaughtering of horses and burrow....
November 12, 2016
Someone from South Mills, NC writes:
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This doesn't even make sense. Why after all these years does this action need to be taken. I cannot believe that the soldiers would need all that land to train and how is it dangerous for people for them to be there? Please do not allow this to happen.
November 11, 2016
Sandra B. from Burnsville, NC writes:
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These WWII Cavalry descendants are in immediate danger of losing their home of 70 plus years and being sold for slaughter. They were on that land long before the military base was built. Yes, some horses have been dumped by local residents, but that should not deprive the historic cavalry descended horses from continuing to be protected. There are no guarantees that these horses will be safe. Kill Buyers who routinely sell horses by the pound to Mexico for slaughter will take advantage of this opportunity to profit over the deaths of our American Heritage War Horses.
October 27, 2016
Diana D. from Tacoma, WA signed.
4 months ago
Someone from Frankfort, IN writes:
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Horses deserve to be treated in a conscientious manner. If they have been there for so many years then they should be allowed to stay.
4 months ago
Someone from Murfreesboro, TN writes:
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Please save these beautiful horses and care for them as the law requires. I'm sure training can be accomplished without removing or killing these treasures.