It looks like you're using an Ad Blocker.

Please white-list or disable AboveTopSecret.com in your ad-blocking tool.

Thank you.

 

Some features of ATS will be disabled while you continue to use an ad-blocker.

 

Why we Don't eat Horse Meat

page: 3
7
<< 1  2    4  5  6 >>

log in

join
share:

posted on Jul, 14 2010 @ 01:40 PM
link   
reply to post by zaiger
 


When my mother was a child during the great depression her grandparents used to eat horse meat due to lack of other meat sources availability.

She remembers that the meat was foamy and hard, perhaps because horses are more lean and muscular like deers.

Still back in the days before the corporate profit making of grain additives and fillers dog food meat used to have the main ingredient horse by products




posted on Jul, 14 2010 @ 02:18 PM
link   
reply to post by marg6043
 




She remembers that the meat was foamy and hard, perhaps because horses are more lean and muscular like deers.


The only reason cows and chicken taste the way they do is because they have been bred the way we wanted them to be.



posted on Jul, 14 2010 @ 02:25 PM
link   

Originally posted by marg6043
reply to post by zaiger
 


When my mother was a child during the great depression her grandparents used to eat horse meat due to lack of other meat sources availability.

She remembers that the meat was foamy and hard, perhaps because horses are more lean and muscular like deers.

Still back in the days before the corporate profit making of grain additives and fillers dog food meat used to have the main ingredient horse by products



With all due respect to all the posters considering a return to eating horses, (not that I think Marge would eat horse now)..but I don't know, still I am going to go out on a limb here and venture a guess, we don't eat horses, not just because of the tough, spongy meat...







Sorry but you might have to slide this function bar over to see this last magnificent creature!



[edit on 14-7-2010 by rusethorcain]



posted on Jul, 14 2010 @ 02:26 PM
link   
reply to post by zaiger
 


Actually I grew up with farm animals as our source of food.

When I came to the US in 81 the first thing I noticed is the different in texture and flavor of processed meats in the stores.

Yes chickens raise in our backyard were more harder and less fatty but the flavor was more intense, the cow meat was darker and the fat was yellow.



posted on Jul, 14 2010 @ 02:27 PM
link   
reply to post by rusethorcain
 


I never eat any horse meat
but during the great depression is lot of meat sources that people had to seek in times of need.


[edit on 14-7-2010 by marg6043]



posted on Jul, 14 2010 @ 02:33 PM
link   
reply to post by rusethorcain
 
Those pics you posted......

They made me soooo hungry!

Just kidding, point well taken. It is the same reason that we don't eat doggies and kitty cats!




posted on Jul, 14 2010 @ 02:34 PM
link   
reply to post by marg6043
 


Yes and those animals you were raised on were also selectivley bred. The chicken you would eat was bred and bred and bred to the point where it could no longer fly. The Red Junglefowl the only living ancstor of the wild chicken may even be extinct because pure-bred ones are so rare and the have been breeding with free range chickens for some time.



posted on Jul, 14 2010 @ 02:39 PM
link   
reply to post by zaiger
 





Ever wonder why it seems okay to slaughter cows and eat them but it is "wrong" to eat a horse? Horse meat used to be a common source of food in pre-christian Europe. The only groups that did not eat horse meat were the Jewish and Islamic people because the meat was seen as "unclean". * In fact the consumption of horse meat was very prominent in Germanic Pagan religions as it was tied to the worship of Odin. So why did the western world and Europe start seeing horse meat as taboo? The Christians. *In 732 Pope Gregory III put a ban on eating horse meat because it was seen a pagan practice. Even in modern times there has been anti-horse meat legislation passed to ban its sale, the miscellaneous health boards state to state have changed sanitary codes to halt the production of horse meat.


I'm guessing you forgot you are the one that mentioned pre christian pagans
and your are the one blaming Pope Gregory III as the reason we don't get to eat horses he lived in 732 not only did he live a long time ago but also in Italy. The Germanic Pagans you refer to lived I am guessing in Germany the Jews and Muslim non horse eaters you speak of I believe inhabited the MiddleEast so since you are all over time and the map I assumed by feral horses you meant any feral horses

but you just meant American ones? not sure now





So today the only reason we do not eat horse meat is because of anti-pagan propaganda spread by the early christian church. So we have people that have issue with the pointless killing of feral horses, if horse meat was legal people could eat it and it could be good for the economy. Pagans could also worship freely and once again eat horse to worship their gods. Not only that but with a legal horse hunting season the feral horse population could be kept in check and local farmers would no longer have to worry about their grazing areas, everybody wins.


I know of no local farmers worried about feral horses if you want to know who worries about that try watching ATS's Mustang Conspiracy videos or visit my thread that I posted the link to


not watching the video because you don't want to watch shock video is ridiculous as that video was filmed by government inspectors.

Slaughter not a shock video

it's a win win
what is a pony skin? it's win win that's what!

I guess you are attempting the anybody who won't eat horses is overly sentimental and impractical argument . So when would an argument against animal cruelty be appropriate? Also who needs horse meat so desperately in a world full of domestic beef ,sheep, and poultry ?
I don't get it

but if you want to know why we outlawed horse slaughter in this country watch the videos shouldn't be a problem for a scientist who cannot be influenced by impractical meaningless abstracts, like compassion, admiration or love .Hell, I am admit I am influenced by those things and I've seen them



posted on Jul, 14 2010 @ 02:43 PM
link   
First of all - I've raised, trained, bred, shown and rehabilitated horses my whole life.

That being said? Wow, I've heard some amazing descriptions of horse meat in this thread...
None of which compare at all to the horsemeat I've eaten in the States, or Europe.

Horse meat is just like any other meat - it's all in how you cook it - and when cooked correctly it's rich, savory, and absolutely the best tasting meat (in my opinion) - if you must consume red meat.

It's also so much better for you than cow it doesn't surprise me the USA doesn't eat it. Isn't that the motto there, keep the people fat and happy?

I've fed horsemeat to people who didn't know what they were eating and I'll tell you I've never had people rave so much over 'home grown beef' before.

Outstanding stuff.

If people would get off their 'wahh wahhh' kick and start supporting the consumption of horse meat in the States you might find some surprising changed taking place.

One, people would look and feel better and live healthier than when eating cow.

Two. Horses would suffer, as a whole, a lot less.

Now with the laws the way they are horses have to be shipped OUTSIDE the USA to be processed for food guaranteeing a horrific long hot trailer ride and once they got to where they are going? Let's just say the slaughter houses in Mexico surpass even PETA nightmares.

Allow horses to be slaughtered and consumed in the USA - you'll be doing the horses, and the people a good turn.

Problem is most bleeding hearts can't see the truth for what it is in this case.

Nor are they able to see how the dairy and beef industry pushes the 'Black Beauty Propaganda' on American's so as not to lose even a gram of that beefy pie they serve up to you all on a platter.

As for the people who think a horse is noble?

I agree.

But I've know cows with hearts and love in their souls that can put horses to shame.

It's all in how you cook it - or look at it...

peace

EDIT: bold

[edit on 14-7-2010 by silo13]



posted on Jul, 14 2010 @ 02:48 PM
link   
reply to post by silo13
 





But I've know cows with hearts and love in their souls that can put horses to shame.


Surely this depends on the horse. I have heard in abattoirs, a bull will go into a frenzy and kick and twist and cry out bellowing in agony and pain when he hears, or sees another cow getting slaughtered. A cow he has become attached to.


We humans, should not be the source of such agony and pain.

It's not like there is no other way.




I only HOPE, we reap what we sow.




[edit on 14-7-2010 by rusethorcain]



posted on Jul, 14 2010 @ 02:49 PM
link   
Like mentioned before, it's the "We don't eat our pets" condition. The trade of dog meat in china is actually pretty common, though some would think it racist to think that. There was a video recently discussing how the Chinese are adopting western practices of having pet dogs:

www.youtube.com...

[edit on 14-7-2010 by PieKeeper]



posted on Jul, 14 2010 @ 02:50 PM
link   

Originally posted by hippomchippo
Gotta love it when you can throw a blanket term on something like the "Elites" and it makes any little inconsistancies dissapear.



Well, whatever you wish to call the people who control our history, religions and teachings. I put 'em all under the Elite-category for lack of another term.

When 'they' talk about history they back it up with some kind of literature, correct? So we KNOW there was cannibalism based on some kind of history.

But when we talk about Atlantis or Nibiru (even though they've been written about)....those somehow automatically gets spun into myths.

I don't believe we were created to eat meat. Neither were animals. Not at first anyways.
We were controlled and trained to believe so (even calling our teeth, canine teeth). You think "canine" teeth was labeled that when man first got teeth? Of course not!

So there's an awful lot of 'controlling' going on and those at the top of the 'control' panel are the Elite.



posted on Jul, 14 2010 @ 02:51 PM
link   
reply to post by rusethorcain
 



We should not be the source of such agony.


Agreed.

The problem is we can't stop people from eating meat.

So if as a society we're going to allow it, it should be done as cleanly and humanely as possible.

As for the horse, oh yeah, America can stand up to the world and declare 'But WE don't slaughter horses!

No, you just ship 'em off and have someone else do it...

Not cool.

Peace



posted on Jul, 14 2010 @ 02:52 PM
link   
reply to post by MrsBlonde
 




I'm guessing you forgot you are the one that mentioned pre christian pagans
and your are the one blaming Pope Gregory III as the reason we don't get to eat horses he lived in 732 not only did he live a long time ago but also in Italy.

That was the point it was a taboo that was made up by the pope and has been carried forward through time. Jews and muslims do not eat horse because of religious purposes, but they also don't eat pig which is socially acceptable to eat.



not watching the video because you don't want to watch shock video is ridiculous as that video was filmed by government inspectors.


Yeah and i could find a video where some american sniper blows someone's head off in iraq, that was filmed by the government and would still be a shock video and it is still against the T&Cs.


1a) Offensive Content: You will not post links to images or use avatars and signatures that are offensive, abusive, distruptive and/or hateful. You will not use images, avatars or link to images or domains that contain gore, mutilation, pornography or illegal(2e) content. Doing so will result in removal of your post(s) and immediate termination of your account.



The point is that horse meat is good for you and there is nothing wrong with eating it and you need to get over it.
What is the mustang conspiracy really? They are slaughtering horses and people aare eating them?



posted on Jul, 14 2010 @ 02:54 PM
link   
reply to post by zaiger
 





they also don't eat pig which is socially acceptable to eat.


...and a pig is as smart as a dog.

[edit on 14-7-2010 by rusethorcain]



posted on Jul, 14 2010 @ 02:59 PM
link   

Originally posted by marg6043
reply to post by rusethorcain
 


I never eat any horse meat
but during the great depression is lot of meat sources that people had to seek in times of need.


[edit on 14-7-2010 by marg6043]


I remember reading....during the French Revolution it was common to eat dogs. Poodle was reported to be the tastiest and I even saw an old copy of a menu from a well known french restaurant of the time with "poodle" on the menu! Though they gave it a fancy sounding french name of course.

Bon Appetite!



posted on Jul, 14 2010 @ 03:01 PM
link   
reply to post by One Moment
 




I don't believe we were created to eat meat. Neither were animals. Not at first anyways.
We were controlled and trained to believe so (even calling our teeth, canine teeth). You think "canine" teeth was labeled that when man first got teeth? Of course not!


That is probably the dumbest argument for being a vegetarian i have ever seen. You are telling me that lions were were conditioned to hunt? The T-rex was designed for attacking trees? A boa constrictor can suffocate an animal and dislocate it's jaw because it is supposed to eat tomatoes without chewing?



posted on Jul, 14 2010 @ 03:01 PM
link   
reply to post by zaiger
 





The point is that horse meat is good for you and there is nothing wrong with eating it and you need to get over it. What is the mustang conspiracy really? They are slaughtering horses and people aare eating them?


I don't think I would want to be one of the pets at your house.



posted on Jul, 14 2010 @ 03:05 PM
link   

Originally posted by One Moment

Originally posted by hippomchippo
Gotta love it when you can throw a blanket term on something like the "Elites" and it makes any little inconsistancies dissapear.



Well, whatever you wish to call the people who control our history, religions and teachings. I put 'em all under the Elite-category for lack of another term.

When 'they' talk about history they back it up with some kind of literature, correct? So we KNOW there was cannibalism based on some kind of history.

But when we talk about Atlantis or Nibiru (even though they've been written about)....those somehow automatically gets spun into myths.

I don't believe we were created to eat meat. Neither were animals. Not at first anyways.
We were controlled and trained to believe so (even calling our teeth, canine teeth). You think "canine" teeth was labeled that when man first got teeth? Of course not!

So there's an awful lot of 'controlling' going on and those at the top of the 'control' panel are the Elite.

Nibiru was written about in myth as a god, are you suggesting that nibiru is actually god? Thats the only thing nibiru was written about, except maybe jupiter sometimes.
A huge amount of animals eat meat, dinosaurs ate meat, I bet the animals before them ate meat, are you suggesting they started manipulating dinosaurs to keep us all as vegetarians too?



posted on Jul, 14 2010 @ 03:08 PM
link   
reply to post by rusethorcain
 


Im not advocating eating pets or people go out and slaughter their horses for food. What i am saying is that the whole idea of it being wrong is just sensless propganda from the pope.
People have cows as pets and continue to eat beef, people also own birds and will eat chicken. We have a large ammount of feral horses that fuel the Land use controversies. We also have a gorup that exports horses to canada and mexico for slaughter, why not just do it here and make it easier to do so.



new topics

top topics



 
7
<< 1  2    4  5  6 >>

log in

join