Really interesting article. I find it particularly interesting that the welfare concerns received by the BHS are about old once loved horses who have not been let go and are suffering. And yes, we Brits do (usually) excel at common sense.
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"With your permission, dear, I'll take my fences one at a time" - Maggie Smith, Downton Abbey