Wolves tear horses: Deadly animal protection

riders, breeders, Horse owners are in an uproar. That a few days ago in lower Saxony, in the breeding area of Hanover, a pack of wolves attacked a herd of ten a

Wolves tear horses: Deadly animal protection

riders, breeders, Horse owners are in an uproar. That a few days ago in lower Saxony, in the breeding area of Hanover, a pack of wolves attacked a herd of ten animals in the pasture and two young horses has ripped, is a terrible piece of news for you. So far, all assumed that the predators would not venture to a herd of large horses – now it happened in the area of Nienburg.

On the run from the attackers, the horses broke through the – proper – pasture fence. Already in place one of the yearlings was killed by bites to the throat, one other died on the run. A third horse was so badly hurt that you don't know yet whether it can be saved. The event took place in the territory of the "Rodewalder wolf", has learned to overcome the protection of the fence, the tears, even the cattle on the pasture, and this is his pack members to teach. He was, with the exception of months for the hunt to be released, but the action was operated by the highest authority in the Ministry of the environment, was unsuccessful.

Open letter to the Minister of the environment

In an open letter to environment Minister, Olaf Lies, has done the German Equestrian Federation (FN), which is not only for elite sport but also for sport and breeding, is responsible for the lower Saxony representation of interests and demands, that finally is effectively traded. A long-awaited regulation of the country to wolf management is not progressing – especially since critics rely on EU law, according to which the Wolf is generally not hunted should be. However, even if the regulation were to be enacted, as planned, to apply therein large horse-herds, than to defend what has turned out to be a mistake.

For the horse people to feel when looking at the policy sidelines of a constellation, which is deteriorating more and more. To the shock, the helplessness and the emotional loss of the economic damage for the Affected. The owners are obliged to allow their horses in regular exercise, and therefore also the grazing. In this case, a deadly animal protection measure.

Updated Date: 26 June 2020, 06:19

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