2 World Champion Triathletes Win a Critical Race to Save America’s Horses

Home of Representative to Maintain a Committee Listening to About the Harmless Act (HR3355) to Ban Horse Slaughter.

Press Release

Might 20, 2022 19:30 EDT

Three-time Entire world Champion Triathlete Siri Lindley and 6-time Iron Man Winner Rebekah Keat performed a key part behind the scenes with their business, Horses in Our Palms, to generate momentum in Washington D.C. to help you save horses. 

On May 26, The Home Subcommittee on Purchaser Safety and Commerce will keep a listening to about the Save America’s Overlooked Equines (Risk-free Act, HR3355) to ban horse slaughter.  

“We are grateful to Chairman Frank Pallone of the Residence Vitality and Commerce Committee for supporting our mission! He thinks horse slaughter is erroneous and would like to move The Safe Act,” reported Keat and Lindley, “We look forward to the public hearing and will urge legislators to deliver it to the Property ground for a vote exactly where it is confident to go.”

In the last 20 decades, over a million healthful horses had been exported to facilities in Canada and Mexico, the place they were brutally slaughtered to present horse meat in Europe and Asia

Horses in Our Fingers started its countrywide educational and awareness marketing campaign in March 2020 and has made a large affect. 

Listed here are some of their achievements:

  • 210,000 letters sent to legislators.
  • 92 million attained with nationwide commercial and award-successful PBS mini-documentary.
  • 10 million attained by way of social media.
  • 1,700 Letters to the Editor posted throughout the country.
  • Initial group to satisfy with Chairman Pallone of the Home Strength and Commerce Committee.
  • Nationally published op-eds from celeb supporters.
  • Hundreds of social media shares.
  • Horses exported to slaughter down by 65% considering that national marketing campaign began.

Celebrity supporters contain: Tony Robbins, Melissa Etheridge, Willie Nelson, Julianne Hough, Katherine Kelly Lang, Bo Derek, Bonnie-Jill Laflin and extra. 

In addition to founding Horses in Our Arms, Siri Lindley and Rebekah Keat are proprietors of Believe Ranch and Rescue, a 501(c)(3) in Longmont, Colo., where by they have rescued 185 horses in 5 a long time. “When the Protected Act will get handed, I am going to be so grateful we is not going to have to hurry to help you save horses from Eliminate Customers, only to be retained awake at night in excess of the ones we couldn’t help save,” explained Keat.

In Our Arms Motion Fund/Horses in Our Arms is the only equine welfare-distinct organization lobbying Congress for the lasting ban on horse slaughter.

For far more information about Horses in Our Arms, call Rebekah Keat at [email protected]


In Our Hands Action Fund/Horses in Our Hands is a 501(c)(4) dedicated to lobbying congress to go The (Safe) Act, which calls for a ban on horse slaughter in the U.S. and prevents the export of horses for the exact purpose. Though there has been a federal de facto ban on horse slaughter, “destroy-prospective buyers” or middlemen in the U.S. go on to ply their trade, obtaining horses, usually from unsuspecting owners, and then packing them into overcrowded trailers for the harrowing journey to the slaughterhouse. 

Resource: Horses in Our Arms