Some rescues have received more than 300. One horse they mentioned was abandoned, tied to a utility pole.
The commentator said that horses may be inexpensive to acquire these days, but, the piece warned, it takes a chunk of money to keep one in food and to pay for vet bills.
Still, there’s a great need right now for people who have the means. The piece concluded that there are simply too many horses — and that people shouldn’t breed them when so many need homes. Sound familiar?
(There are currently more than 2,500 adoptable horses waiting for their forever homes on Petfinder.)