What the strange case of horse mutilations in France reveals about our state of mind

Scared horse in barn.

The incidents may be a natural phenomenon, but the pandemic has made us more accepting of the sinister Laura Spinney | The Guardian | Selected Excerpts The animals have been found missing ears and genitals, with eyes torn out, or deep, clean cuts to their bodies. The recent spate of horse mutilations reported across France has provoked… Continue reading What the strange case of horse mutilations in France reveals about our state of mind

France investigating 150 attacks on horses as speculation turns to Satanic cultism

Horses being tortured and killed in France could be due to some ritual or internet challenge (representational image). Reuters.

FORBES | CHRIS O'BRIEN | 29 Sept 20 Who is mutilating France's horses? France is facing an unprecedented wave of attacks on horses across the country that has left investigators baffled and farmers anxious about the safety of their animals. More than 150 horses have been mutilated in a series of seemingly random incidents. The… Continue reading France investigating 150 attacks on horses as speculation turns to Satanic cultism

Suspect released while ‘Witchcraft panic’ grips France as police link horse mutilations to ‘satanic cult rituals’

White horse in profile on a gloomy day. Reuters.

BREAKING NEWS BBC NEWS10 Hours Ago Police release suspect in Alsace French police have released a suspect detained during an investigation into a series of mystery horse mutilations across the country in recent months.The 50-year-old had earlier been arrested at his home in Alsace. He was detained after a sketch was issued of the man wanted… Continue reading Suspect released while ‘Witchcraft panic’ grips France as police link horse mutilations to ‘satanic cult rituals’

France: Up to 30 horses killed, mutilated

Horse. France. Close Up. Photographer unknown.

PROBE UNDERWAY UPI reporting. By Sommer Brockaw. Aug. 29 (UPI) — French authorities said they're investigating the killing and mutilation of up to 30 horses and ponies in pastures across the country. Officers are looking into whether the motive for the slayings in recent weeks is linked to satanic rituals or an online challenge. The… Continue reading France: Up to 30 horses killed, mutilated

Ancient equestrian tactics used against modern foe

Close up image of mounted patrol police horse. SHUTTERSTOCK.

Horse patrols are being brought back all over the world to help police forces support social restriction orders

The horsemeat scandal and American horses

Meat in grinder. By Danielle Scott.

Do you remember the horse meat scandal of 2013? I don't think saying it sent shockwaves around the world is much of an overstatement. Horsemeat masquerading as beef! But should it have been, really? Accurate and reliable food labeling has long, long been a problem in many countries. Findus was front and center of many… Continue reading The horsemeat scandal and American horses