Rains Natural Meats

Horses are pictured on a frozen field on December 10, 2013. (AFP PHOTO / DAMIEN MEYER)

Horse Slaughter Plants Prepare to Open

After months of legal wrangling and false starts two domestic horse slaughter, plants in New Mexico and Missouri were working Monday to begin processing equine for human consumption.


File photo of a horse. (Photo by Robin Utrecht/Getty Images)

Mo. Horse Slaughter Plant Prepares To Open

A northwest Missouri horse slaughter plant is preparing to open for business Monday as a legal battle that stretches across the country continues to unfold.


Horse Slaughter 1a, Getty Images, photo by Melissa Farlow

Missouri Company Seeks Horse Slaughter Permit

Rains Natural Meats vice president David Rains said he and his brother, company president Steve Rains, have been working with an equine consultant and the U.S. Department of Agriculture to prepare the company’s plant in Gallatin for possible horse slaughter.


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