Horse Disposal Options

Horse owners do have some options for
disposal of an equine carcass. Options for horse
carcasses vary by locality and include burial, composting,
rendering and cremation/incineration.

Disposal


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Burial

Regulations on horse burial vary from state to state, and within states, from locality to locality. Many jurisdictions require the burial site be no fewer than 100 …

Unwanted Horses

Image:Oregon2.jpgThe American Horse Council estimates there are 9.2 million horses in the United States, and 1 percent to 1.5 percent of these horses are unwanted, roughly 92,000 to 138,000.

 

 

Unwanted horse abandoned at landfill

Horses are amazing athletes and wonderful companions, but they are also a significant investment of both time and money. The American Horse Council estimates there are 9.2 million horses in the United States, and 1 percent to 1.5 percent of these horses are unwanted, roughly 92,000 …