horse slaughter

Frank Morris / KCUR

Most Americans don’t eat horse meat, and they don’t like the idea of horses being slaughtered, but a handful of investors are struggling to restart a horse slaughter industry in the United States.

They argue that slaughter would be good for the horse business, and more humane than the current situation. The issue cleaves horse owners into two camps: one that views horses as pets, and another that see them as livestock.

Drugged-Up Horsemeat From U.S. Showing Up In Europe

Dec 17, 2012
Ken Terpenning

Silky Shark was a beautiful animal and a successful race horse. Over the course of his career he earned over $100,000 for his Kentucky owner.