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Thousands of European race horses retire to the ...abattoir7 February 2011
What to do with a race horse that doesn't race?
Showing some gratitude by letting the animal live out a natural life? Much too expensive!
After all, the horse has done his duty, the horse can go: Off to the butcher.
Should in some European countries be any squeamishness about killing and eating these magnificent creatures - no problem.
In France and Belgium a nice bit of horse meat is so much appreciated (specialty: suckling foals!) that some French abattoirs have already specialised in 'processing' UK horses.
Link: Feb 2011: Newbury horse racing deaths blamed on electrocution
Link: Prayers for ponies
Link: SHOT IN BRITAIN FOR THE FRENCH TO EAT..
Link: World Horse Welfare
Other EVANA-articles about this topic:
Toxic Irish horse meat ending up in European restaurants (en)
Horsemeat is Deadly to Humans: Ann M. Marini (en)