PBS NewsHour

New Mexicans weigh slaughter of overpopulated wild horses

Clip: 10/16/2013 | 7m 29s

Large herds of wild horses roam the American Southwest, but overpopulation is putting a strain on resources and threatening the livelihood of farmers and ranchers. In New Mexico, some argue the solution is to reopen horse slaughterhouses in the U.S., but opponents say the practice is inhumane. Hari Sreenivasan reports.

Aired: 10/16/13

Rating: NR

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