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I Think Horse Racing Is Animal Abuse

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    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

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    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

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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 13 Responses Jul 27, 2008

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    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 31-35, F 11 Responses Mar 6, 2010

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    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

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    God!.. I hate animal abusers! pets and wild animals! dogs, cats and etc. although I am against cats I don't want them hurt!
    shadowhunter221 shadowhunter221 13-15, M 1 Response 9 hrs ago

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    I despise animal abuse so much, that I don't know where to start. Abusing pets, livestock, and/or wild animals is the most disgusting act. Abusing a pet that relies/relied on you...
    SeaSalt38 SeaSalt38 13-15, F 1 Response 5 days ago

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    Maybe this farmer did not know there was a wide open pipe on his property that was flush to the ground. hidden in weeds. Maybe he didn't know this 3' wide opening and several feet...
    angsty angsty 61-65, F 1 Response 5 days ago

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    My mom took in this cat. Her name is smokey. When she was born smokey was abused. Whenever she did something bad like pee the floor she would get pick up and thrown across the room...
    AngelPets101 AngelPets101 13-15, F 1 Response 1 day ago

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    I can't stand it. As Gandhi used to say: "Any society can be judged by the way they treat their animals". It's proven, anyone capable of hurting an animal is potentially capable of...
    yary27 yary27 26-30, F 1 Response 13 hrs ago

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    I love animals so much! I have a cat right now and she is amazing. I found her in the streets. She was next to her siblings that were already dead. At that moment I knew that to do...
    RebeccaMontero RebeccaMontero 22-25, F 1 Response Oct 10

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    “If you want to test cosmetics, why do it on some poor animal who hasn't done anything? They should use prisoners who have been convicted of murder or rape instead. So, rather...
    JZ10 JZ10 18-21, F 1 Response 1 day ago

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    I hate the month of October for one reason. That reason being people will kill pets and animals during most of the month. I'm recently out of state, visiting. But I get a call...
    iiSnarkySharky iiSnarkySharky 18-21, F 21 hrs ago

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    My mother has this friend who has a dog. The dog is very protective. If anyone will argue on his master the dog gets wild. Everybody hated the dog. One day when she was gone...
    Ranran123 Ranran123 18-21, F 1 Response 14 hrs ago

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    There was a cat that kept coming to our door and we were going to take him in. We went and got litter and food but the cat never came back to our building. I asked my dad to take...
    AngelPets101 AngelPets101 13-15, F 1 day ago

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    I think the person I hate in the world most, and want to see lose their fame and fortune is Michael Vick, that man fought dogs for profit, with many of they dying, yeah that's...
    justjoshgamer justjoshgamer 18-21, M 1 Response Oct 2

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    Animal abusers should get the same kind of treatment they dish out but 100x worse! You people make me SICK and is the reason I love animals more than I do humans! ROT IN HELL YOU...
    texan75 texan75 36-40, F 3 Responses 3 days ago

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    Mary the victim was my predator. She tries to act like she never is at fault by making me the villain. The only reason she has to hate me is because I betrayed her a single time...
    FunnyLookingCorpse FunnyLookingCorpse 18-21 1 Response Oct 12

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    I can't stop thinking about my childhood abuse. I have a scar of dead veins on my face to remind me everyday about everything that happened to me. I can't sleep. Kill me.
    OTexperience OTexperience 22-25, F 1 Response Oct 17

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    I love helping creatures! the moment when I see an animal or bug need help, I'm always free to help! any kind of animal! even if they're dangerous! dangerous animals? you say. well...
    shadowhunter221 shadowhunter221 13-15, M 9 hrs ago

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    Bottom line humans suck, animals are far more intelligent and honest with their own species. Humans are cruel, power hungry, and bloodthirsty. Animals only fight for survival...
    AllThePrettyHorses AllThePrettyHorses 41-45, F Oct 14

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    They tell you that you have bipolar after a traumatic brain injury, put you on drugs for neurological problems (!) and never teach you what really happened. Glad somehow I knew...
    FlowersNButterflies FlowersNButterflies 51-55, F 2 Responses 1 hr ago

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    When I was 11, I met what would be the best friend of my childhood. I grew up in a home which lacked love in any meaningful sense. I found making friends hard, but when I met Sarah...
    EverlyAnn EverlyAnn 31-35, F 1 Response Oct 22

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    well i'm not really huge, more like average but I do like animals a lot. dogs and I seem to understand each other and larger animals such as horses seem to approve of me too. my...
    trailsonrails trailsonrails 51-55, M 4 days ago

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    100 thing that make me happy 1. Percy Jackson 2. Cuddling 3. The smell of guy colon 4. Sunrises 5. Sunsets 6. Baby animals 7. Music 8. Internal beauty 9. Doing something right...
    dambookworm17 dambookworm17 18-21, F 1 Response Oct 18

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    I wish i had my own horse growing up as a kid 🐴 i love horses
    nmc1989 nmc1989 22-25, F 3 Responses Oct 8

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    my guide animal is a horse
    jacob7777777 jacob7777777 13-15, M 1 Response Oct 22

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    2 summers ago I started working after school and summer and weekends. I love horses and working w my uncle at the family's stables was the best. We have 3 stallions nd 7 mares and...
    Rach2mypals Rach2mypals 18-21, F 4 Responses 2 days ago

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    Her mother, past con artist turned highly conservative pseudo christian fruitcake, recently started beating my friend which resulted in her leaving to go live with her dad who is a...
    DataDiver DataDiver 16-17, F Oct 22

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    I am completely against animal cruelty of any kind. I have owned 3 dogs in the past and would never have thought of mistreating them. Those who abuse animals need serious help. I...
    rcoaster3 rcoaster3 46-50, M 2 Responses 16 hrs ago

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    I have been for over 30 years.... A lot has changed....not always for the better....but nonetheless....still my sport of choice..... A friend asked me earlier....whats it all...
    expressomarkie expressomarkie 46-50, M 4 Responses Oct 12

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    Animals, I love them! They love and depend on you to love and treat them right. Please, never ever abuse an animal and if see this being done, please report it! We r their voice.
    mistylovinglife mistylovinglife 18-21, F 4 Responses Oct 2

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    I went on a jog to a farm and came upon some horses. I fed two of them a little brown sugar. Some of the workers there took a quick glance at me but did not seem to mind that I was...
    Remedmlp Remedmlp 13-15, M Oct 17

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    I rescued my dog from an abused and cruel life. She greets me by bowling me over and attacking me with the most forceful licks. How can anyone ever hurt an animal as living as her...
    Bowlingdiva111 Bowlingdiva111 36-40, F 5 Responses Oct 18

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    Well ive been around horses since i was 6 yrs old. I love them all. Im a pro barrel racer and i travel alot to win competitions for money. The highest amount of money i made was 9...
    LeziGoddess LeziGoddess 18-21, F 1 Response 5 days ago

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    If you abuse or hurt any animals for your pleasure, you need the same being done to you.
    Alaquesha Alaquesha 16-17, F 7 Responses 1 day ago

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    They Are Loud Today~ Seems like something has them all riled up. All the dogs on our block are barking like crazy. They have been for two hours straight. Its not just the dogs. I...
    deleted deleted 26-30 3 Responses Oct 6

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    Well the horse I have now actually isn't mine, he's my lesson horse. Also my dad's friend is looking to get a horse, but she's a tad old and tad more busy at work to really be able...
    Rachlm214 Rachlm214 16-17, F Oct 10

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    BUT..... when nature forms an all out attack on my critters... then I WILL get involved... Between the red fox, the chicken hawks, the gators, mink, raccoons, coyotes, bob cat, and...
    Traceavery Traceavery 61-65, M 2 Responses Oct 17

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    I grew up with a lot of abuse in general, and there are so many consequences that I had to work through in order to come out above the ‘programming’ of the mind, which often...
    phoenix66 phoenix66 46-50, F 3 Responses 6 days ago

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    It's a "sleepy time puffalump" a discontinued little silky striped horse made by Fisher Price.
    Mousetoes Mousetoes 18-21, F 1 Response 1 day ago

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    I am new to horseback riding! The horse I was matched with this month by my trainer is a Norwegian Fjord mare who is frustrating because it feels like she would rather be cooped up...
    songbirdyy songbirdyy 22-25, F 1 Response Oct 5

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    XD abscond my friend what the title says is a lie , i don't like animals 💀 I love meat ! My favorite animal has to be a pig cause I'm a huge fan of pork 😍 just tbh even...
    turntechbiology turntechbiology 16-17, F 1 Response a week ago

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    I had liked a Facebook page. Didn't know what they had posted. Thought it was a page for being against animal cruelty, but didn't know they posted pictures like they had posted...
    1lonelydaisy 1lonelydaisy 41-45, T 11 Responses Oct 11

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    Seoul Seoul, the city I have fallen in love with. I have experienced the most joy and happiness here. I have met some of the coolest, nicest, most amazing people. I am so happy...
    sarybary sarybary 18-21, F 6 days ago

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    I have always felt naturally protective over animals: I think this is primarily - but not solely - because they are so vulnerable; they do not have a voice in which to express...
    ThePhilogynist ThePhilogynist 36-40, M 1 Response Oct 2

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    Old neighbours where I used to live, had these pet guinea pigs. Completely just left them in their driveway in a cage. They made a lot of noise because they were hungry. My mum...
    1lonelydaisy 1lonelydaisy 41-45, T 3 Responses Oct 6

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