Hippophagy is a related term of hippophage.
As nouns the difference between hippophagy and hippophage
is that hippophagy
is the eating of horsemeat while hippophage
is someone who eats horsemeat.
The eating of horsemeat.
*1879 , George Fleming (ed.), The Veterinary Journal
*:In Berlin, as in Paris, hippophagy appears to be on the increase. At the present time as many as twenty horses a day are cut up for food.
*1907 , John William Severin Gouley, Dining and Its Amenities
*:...to introduce hippophagy in this country as an economic measure.
*2000 , Tamra Andrews, Nectar & Ambrosia: An Encyclopedia of Food in World Mythology
*:Not long after the advent of Christianity, Pope Gregory III forbade hippophagy because of its association with the worship of pagan gods.
Someone who eats horsemeat