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In Kazakhstan, They Eat Horse Meat. Would You?

Kazakh Horse
Kazakhstan has a breed of horse raised especially for the quality of its meat (and milk). PHOTOGRAPH BY RYAN BELL

Kazakhstan is a land where people revere, and eat, horses.

Meanwhile, in America (and much of Europe) eating horse meat is taboo.

In a blog post for The Plate, I explore these differing attitudes about equus caballus as a protein source.

Horsemen of Kazakhstan
A collection of images showing Kazakh horses. PHOTOGRAPHS BY RYAN BELL