Licensed Slaughter Houses 


There are two licensed slaughter houses where people can take horses and, if the carcass is acceptable, will receive payment depending on the weight.


Red Lion Abattoir Sound Heath Sound Nantwich Cheshire CW5 8BU

01270 780387 


Lawrence J Potter, 01761 221730 Staplegrove Mills, Staplegrove, Taunton (Somerset) TA2 6PX 01823 259913 01761 221730


Hunts/Slaughter/Knacker People 

Whilst it is highly unlikely that the hunts/knackermen will be asked to put down a stolen horse (it costs money), it may just be worth spreading the news as a precaution. 

In addition they may be able to help spread the word amongst the Equine community. 



Licensed Animal Slaughter and Salvage Association : (This is not a complete list of knackermen)