One Man's Steed Is Another's Supper

HOSS RUSTLING HAS BECOME a nagging problem lately. In Texas, everything from the old gray mare to champion quarter horses are disappearing from barns and pastures. "We're up to one horse missing per day now," says Kathy Fleming of the Texas Horse Owner's Assn. A few years back, it was two or three horses per week. Now, around Houston, it's so bad authorities are holding low-cost "branding days" to mark horses.

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