Since they're getting poisoned, let's contribute to saving the Portuguese economy, since we're such happy euritizens, by selling a pound or two of horse flesh ... not like we need it or feed it anyway. :)
National interest be damned. Some Richard could shout his kingdom for a horse, soon we'll be able to shout ourselves hoarse for a burger. And just like the afore-mentioned Richard, we'll get neither burger nor horse.