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There already is a horse meat market in Europe where I was told horse meat is a delicacy. In the late 90's I worked as a cargo handler for a European airline at O'Hare Airport. Every weekend we shipped tons of horse meat to Belgium. I heard there was a farm/slaughter house near Chicago that just raised horses for meat. A year or two after I left the job, the airline laid us all off, I read an article in the Chicago Tribune about how neighbors of a horse farm complained and it was closed.
Those horses were specifically bred and raised to be meat that was highly valued. I don't know if wild, elderly or ill horses would produce the same quality of meat.
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