(CBS News)-- Princess Anne made waves Thursday when shesuggestedthe United Kingdom should take a second look at eating horses -- primarily, she argued, because it could lead to better treatment of the animals.

The statement from the renowned horse advocate sparkedheadlines in the U.K.,protests from other animal lovers, and more than a few cringes in the U.S., which shares its British ally'sdistaste for equine dishes.

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