Horses bought from auctions

August 16, 2008 | 11:18 p.m. CDT
Rosy Erganian of Rocheport stands with two of the horses she bought at auction. She says some of the horses in her barn probably would have been slaughtered if she hadn't bought them. Yet, she thinks slaughter is a necessary part of the horse industry. "It's a lot less humane to let a horse starve all winter than to take them to slaughter," she says.

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