FOR THE LOVE OF HORSES

Each year, millions of women take Premarin, a drug prescribed to alleviate the symptoms of menopause and once believed to prevent osteoporosis. While the NIH (National Institute of Health) study has exposed many of the serious risks associated with HRT (Hormone Replacement Therapy) and has reduced the number of women now taking Premarin or PremPro there remains an untold story of the dark side of the industry…

What many of these women don’t realize is that Premarin is derived from pregnant mare urine. (PREgnant MAre uRINe), and that the mares used to produce the urine are kept in inhumane conditions.

Because these mares are perpetually impregnated, the foals they produce must continually be disposed of.  Most are sold for slaughter and shipped to Europe and Asia for human consumption.

The pain and suffering of these innocent creatures is all the more tragic when realizing that it is entirely unnecessary…

Find out more about the plight of the Premarin Mares and Foals, the new Wyeth-Ayerst “conjugated estrogen” product, currently in the process of FDA approval, called Aprela and how you can help end the tragic abuse of our equine companions at:

www.fortheloveofhorses.org/