I Think Horse Racing Is Animal Abuse

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    Eight Belles

    I wrote this on May 3, 2008 (as a Myspace Blog): Today was a desolate day for all lovers of animals and defenders of animal rights.  Eight Belles, a 3-year old filly, was sadly euthanized on the track only minutes after finishing second in the Kentucky Derby.  This...
    CuriosityKitten CuriosityKitten
    31-35, F
    11 Responses Jul 27, 2008

    Why Do People Gamble On Races, When Horses Are Gambling With Their Lives?

    We have an annual horse race in the UK called the Grand National. It's a very harsh course with some high fences and torturous water jumps. many horses have lost their lives over the years it has been run. I'm ashamed to say that in my younger days I used to place a bit of money...
    Theresmoretolife Theresmoretolife
    51-55, F
    1 Response Feb 26, 2012

    Using Animals For Entertainment!

    i think using animals for entertainment is wrong when its against their will.....
    multimia multimia
    22-25, F
    1 Response Jul 27, 2008

    Majesty Broken

    Race Horses are beautiful creatures, I adore them. So graceful, but pushed beyond their means. Horse racing and other forms of entertainment with animals is abuse. The gambling and fashion industries can make money from humans in other ways, thank you.  
    TheRealWoman TheRealWoman
    31-35, F
    11 Responses Oct 13, 2008

    So Mean

    Let's take this horse, whip him to make him run fast in numerous races, and then when he's worn out and damaged from being pushed too hard, we'll put him down and send him to the glue factory. THAT IS JUST WRONG.
    SpiritOfTheRabbit SpiritOfTheRabbit
    36-40, F
    10 Responses Mar 6, 2010
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