Tell your Rep to Ban
Double-Decked Horse Transport
Please help stop Congress from allowing ANY transport of horses in double-decker
trailers. None of us would even consider putting a horse in this
situation. Why should we allow any haulers to do this?
Thanks for speaking up for horses.
Montana Horse Sanctuary
P.O. Box 10
Simms, MT 59477
New Amendment Endangers Horses and Motorists
Urgent: America's Horses Need Your Voice
Dear Animal Advocates,
Double-decked trailers are dangerous and inhumane when used to transport horses.
Double-decked trailers are designed for cattle and other short-necked
livestock—not horses (click
here). Because horses are tall and require more head room, these
trailers simply do not provide enough space for them to stand upright, leading
to unstable footing, falls, injuries, trampling and death.
The U.S. House of Representatives is considering a large transportation bill
(H.R. 7) that includes an ASPCA-supported provision to ban the use of
double-decked trailers to transport horses, regardless of their destination.
Alarmingly, just a few hours ago Rep. Gardner (R-CO) submitted an amendment to
remove this language. Please help us make sure the Gardner Amendment is
What You Can Do
Visit the ASPCA
Advocacy Center online to quickly email your
representative right now. Don’t delay; if you wait to act, it could be too
Ask your rep to reject the Gardner Amendment when it reaches the House floor.
Say that you are a constituent and you strongly urge him/her to support
legislation to protect horses, including a ban on the use of double-decked
trailers for horses.
Thank you for standing up for
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