Peruvian farm invasion leads to beheading of two stallions

4 thoughts on “Peruvian farm invasion leads to beheading of two stallions”

  1. Wow, you’re quite an investigator – if only you had a job with the CHRB ;-).

    I’ve only been to Peru (Tacna) once for a few hours, but from what people who know the country much better tell me, it’s indeed conceivable that some of those semi-guerrilla gangs would kill valuable horses for no other reason than the meat.

    On the other hand, it seems more than a little strange that they would be organized enough to loot a stud farm (twice!; judging from the security level at Latin American villas, I doubt this is a simple in & out affair) and steal several valuable items, but would then steal two stallions for a profit of only a couple of dollars (instead of trying to get a ransom, selling them to another breeder or something like that). It does look more like a deliberate attempt to hurt the owner.

    Anyway, great article again!

  2. Thx Malcer; yes, take the owner’s prized stallions, butcher them, and leave the heads — that sends a message right out of “Godfather.”

    Apparently, Cesti, the owner, is due reparations for the human rights violations, and millions are at stake.

    now, if it’s not the same Cesti, your scenario of selling for horse meat makes sense.

Leave a Reply

Fill in your details below or click an icon to log in:

WordPress.com Logo

You are commenting using your WordPress.com account. Log Out / Change )

Twitter picture

You are commenting using your Twitter account. Log Out / Change )

Facebook photo

You are commenting using your Facebook account. Log Out / Change )

Google+ photo

You are commenting using your Google+ account. Log Out / Change )

Connecting to %s