Old article but new info for Canadians who have no idea this industry exists here. And nothing has changed. Horses continue to suffer while the public remains oblivious.
He said that horses experienced “sheer terror”, and that some were clearly not dead before the butchering began.
The Canadian Food Inspection Agency allows for about five per cent of animals to wake up during the slaughter process.
In hidden camera footage we obtained you can actually hear the CFIA vet and workers woo-hooing and yelling “Look at him go!” at a horse who’s just had his hoofs cut off.