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Adopted Horses To Participate In Mardi Gras Parades

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The Humane Society of Louisiana is working to help in the adoption of 19 horses that will participate in Mardi Gras parades this week.  HSL Director Jeff Dorson says the program started last year to ensure that none of the horses used in the parade would be sold for slaughter.  Dorson is pleased at the success they have had working with Cascade Stables in helping find forever homes for these horses.


Dorson says with the response they received from not only Louisiana, they are hoping to make this a regular adoption event.


Dorson says applications for the adoption of the horses can be made online with all the information future owners may be looking for.


The Facebook page is New Orleans Mardi Gras Horses Available for Adoption.