Canadian Horse Defence Coalition's Blog

Horses sold for meat at a night-time fair in Poland are being transported across Europe in a trade that has suspected links to organized crime.

By Claire Duffin, in Skaryszew
Feb 24, 2013

It is minus 6C and the tea is laced with vodka.  Handfuls of notes are being carefully counted and Piotr is leaving with 7,000 zloty – about 1,400UK pounds – for his old mare.He is not alone.  Everwhere on the frozen, snow-c0vered field, groups of men are looking at horses and haggling over their price.

Welcome to Skaryszew, the place where horses arrive from Polish farms and leave in lorries for fattening and slaughter.

Please continue reading here.

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