How to help save horses from slaughter

Jake, an Arabian cross gelding, arrived at the sanctuary in 2006. He came from a stable on Long Island where he had sustained injuries to both of his hind legs. Photo by Jeffrey Anderson

Dianne Engleke, a Millerton artist and political cartoonist for The Millerton News, has always loved animals. But she developed a special appreciation for horses — not just for their beauty, but for all they do — when she lived in eastern Arizona’s ranch country during the early 1980s.

“Before that I hadn’t really seen working horses,” Engleke said. “In those three years I realized how complex people’s relationship and attachment with horses is. I saw them as working partners.”

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