Horses are not, were not, and will never be raised as a viable and safe food source. If the meat comes from North America, in all likelihood, it is contaminated with various drugs such as bute (a “horse aspirin”, clenbuterol, vaccinations, and supplements — all of which are labelled “not to be used in animals intended for food”. WHY? They cause cancer and other life-ending illnesses in humans! It’s a lot faster to just play “russian roulette”!!