Horse Processor Optimism Rises As Threats Accompany Ire After Court Ruling

“It’s just another entry in the horse slaughter saga.”

That might be considered a bit snide interpretation, but after so much rigmarole and controversy, one could easily get the feeling that whatever is announced, processing of horses in this country is still a long ways off.

No less than a half dozen times in two years, main media sources have announced that machinery was in place so horse packing plants could be open within days.

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Controversy, Government Paperwork Delays Keep Horse Processing On Hold

“Is there a horse processing plant in operation?”

The question remains on the tongues of many as stories have been surfacing for months, actually more than two years, that a horse slaughter facility would again open in the United States.

Reports of higher prices being paid for “low end horses” at local auction facilities have brought added speculation that there was a processing plant in operation. Continue reading →