Metascore
63

Generally favorable reviews - based on 5 Critics

Critic score distribution:
  1. Positive: 3 out of 5
  2. Negative: 0 out of 5
  1. Reviewed by: Ronnie Scheib
    Dec 7, 2012
    70
    Clearer, more thoughtful editing would have greatly enhanced the effectiveness of this sometimes-revelatory documentary.
  2. Reviewed by: Nicolas Rapold
    Dec 7, 2012
    50
    Filled with crushing facts about animal cruelty yet also overstuffed and overwrought, it's emotionally and visually tough to watch.
  3. Reviewed by: Frank Scheck
    Nov 28, 2012
    70
    Frequently slaughtered for consumption in Europe, their inhumane treatment as revealed here will surely prompt outrage among animal lovers as well as those concerned with health and environmental issues.
  4. Reviewed by: Gary Goldstein
    Nov 23, 2012
    80
    A revealing, disturbing look at how political and corporate forces have seemingly undermined the freedom and safety of our nation's equine population.
  5. Reviewed by: Michelle Orange
    Nov 21, 2012
    60
    The sublime beauty of her subject cannot fail to move; less steady is this presentation of their plight.

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