New York Enacts Ban on the Slaughter of Horses for Meat and Extends Ban on Selling Disabled Horses at Auction to Other Equines

New York Governor Kathy Hochul signed S.2163B/A.5109A, legislation that prohibits the slaughter of horses for human or animal consumption and the import, export, and transfer of horses for such slaughter. Governor Hochul also signed S.1677A/A.3552A, legislation that extends the prohibition on selling disabled horses at auction to other equines and increases penalties for such sales.