It seems strange to think that there was a big chunk of my life when I never thought about animals dying in agonising pain to end up as a strip of brown stuff on my plate. That kind of thing seemed so normal.
These horses are collapsed inside a transporter. They are too weak to stand. Some of them have their legs stuck in the slats on the side of the lorry. They may be induced to stand with electric prods or tail and ear pulling.