This article from 2013 crossed our desk and we felt that our readers would be interested in reading it. The writer is a professional bare-foot trimmer.
A couple of weeks ago, I had to go to the slaughter house to get some cadaver feet for dissection clinics. Over the past 20 years I have visited many slaughter houses in different provinces and collected, studied, dissected and documented specimens from all over North America.
The overall practice and designs to the plants has somewhat changed over the years. Still progressing to make bigger plants to take bigger amounts of horses. Despite all this ‘progress’… the reasons that the horses end up there in the first place have not changed one bit!”
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