Animals’ Angels recently conducted an extensive months-long undercover investigation into the Kalona Auction in Iowa, exposing the terrible treatment and conditions inflicted on the horses trusted to the auction’s care. Kalona is the only auction that uses a hydraulic gate to separate horses moving to the auction ring. As our investigators witnessed firsthand, this is a cruel and chaotic process that inflicts unnecessary suffering on the innocent animals at the sale. The investigation also served as a painful reminder why no one should ever purchase a horse from a kill buyer, since would-be rescuers only perpetuate the inhumane treatment of innocent animals and enable the abuse to continue. Read the full report here.