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I Think Horse Racing Is Animal Abuse

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    I'm considering buying a racehorse

    and naming it, "My Face". Just so I can hear everyone in the stands scream "Come on, My face!!"...
    PinkP0werRanger PinkP0werRanger 26-30, F 2 Responses 1 day ago

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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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    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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    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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    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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    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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    I occasionally have bet on the horse racing. £15 a week is my limit, and only started doing again last week but there was 3days I made 20 to 30 pound a day and best withdraw the...
    mike23jaguar mike23jaguar 22-25, M 18 hrs ago

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    I hate people who abuses animals so much it makes me sick. Even killing a fly makes me sick. This world is so cruel when it comes to food and how animal kills each other for food...
    Angrysalads Angrysalads 18-21, F 1 Response Jul 15

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    Why do people abuse animals? They didn't do anything to you! Imagine you being that animal who got abused! I bet you wouldn't like it! So why do you do it!
    GoodGirl205 GoodGirl205 13-15, F Jul 1

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    I live in the country where I have 7 cats,3 dogs, 2 piglets, 5 chicks and a duckling. They live indoor and outdoor. All my pets come from shelters. well the cats and dogs... We...
    KellysMyName KellysMyName 18-21, F 2 Responses Jul 10

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    Everyone is free here to block whoever they want. The abuse takes place whenever someone decides to evade important questions or simply a painful truth. To call adultery by its...
    Soniador1963 Soniador1963 46-50, M Jul 14

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    Everyone is free here to block whoever they want. The abuse takes place whenever someone decides to evade important questions or simply a painful truth. To call adultery by its...
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    I remember when this guy beat his dog with a metal pole I just want to beat him with a metal pole
    Whitewolf2014 Whitewolf2014 13-15, M 10 Responses Jun 24

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    I love my dogs but my grandfather doesnt like logan and he hits him when he gets mad and it literally makes me cry he always said logan loves him more because he buys his food but...
    nickoroni nickoroni 13-15, M 1 Response Jul 12

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    Spider spirit animal Spider spirit animal and totem meaning The spider is a remarkable figure of feminine energy and creativity in the spirit animal kingdom. Spiders are...
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    I wasn't always an animal lover. When I was a kid, I prefer cats, turtles, horses and rabbits and hated dogs. I had bad experience with dogs. As I got older, I started to...
    twilighteen twilighteen 18-21, F 18 hrs ago

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    I know Golden Retrievers who are better than most people. Animal abusers need serious psychological help...often a precursor to psychopathic and sociopathic behavior. I could use...
    gladiatorfan gladiatorfan 46-50, M 1 Response Jul 6

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    All the people talk to forgive others who hurt you. Why i never was able to forgive? I was hurt all my life by different women. It started with my mother abusing me, then girls at...
    angel8i angel8i 31-35, F 3 Responses Jul 11

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    Spirit Animals Bear Butterfly Cat Coyote Crow Deer Dolphin Dragonfly Fox Frog Hawk Horse Hummingbird Lion Owl Panda Sheep Snake Spider Tiger Turtle Wolf
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    How To Find Your Spirit Animal Everyone has a spirit animal. Here are tips on how to find, connect and develop a meaningful relationship with your spirit or power animal. Whether...
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    Can we please stop calling wild horses invasive? By Jacquelyn Gill on May 2, 2014 • ( 40 Comments ) The horse has a complex and fascinating environmental history. Wild...
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    Crow Spirit Animal Crow spirit animal and totem meaning The crow is a spirit animal associated with life mysteries and magic. The power of this bird as totem and spirit guide is...
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    Deer Spirit Animal Deer spirit animal and totem meaning When you have the deer as spirit animal, you are highly sensitive and have a strong intuition. By affinity with this animal...
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    Dragonfly Spirit Animal & Totem The dragonfly totem carries the wisdom of transformation and adaptability in life. As spirit animal, the dragonfly is connected to the symbolism...
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    Hawk Spirit Animal When you have the hawk as a spirit animal, you may have an inclination towards using the power of vision and intuition in your daily life. The hawk totem...
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    Panda Spirit Animal The panda is a powerful spirit animal inspiring tranquil strength and determination. Under its soft and fuzzy appearances, this animal totem brings forth the...
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    Snake Spirit Animal The snake animal meaning is powerfully connected to life force and primal energy. In many cultures, it is revered as a powerful totem representing the source...
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    I wish she instead asked, " Are a Child Abuse Survivor". It is a Statement. How she made it a choice for all. I was never ABUSED as a Child. My Abuse began when I was 35.
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    Coyote Spirit Animal The coyote totem is strikingly paradoxical and is hard to categorize. It’s a teacher of hidden wisdom with a sense of humor, so the messages of the coyote...
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    Spirit Animal Symbolism Animals are omnipresent in our lives whether they are pets or live in the wild, yet we often lack a clear understanding of their symbolic nature and what...
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    How to develop a meaningful connection with your spirit animal When we bond with an animal spirit guide, we are encouraged to: Discover ourselves, get a felt sense of our...
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    Animals are like humans. People think they can kick, kill and hunt animals when they feel like it. God made these creatures and is our job to protect them, not treat them like...
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    The Purpose of Spirit Animals Spirit animals carry meaningful messages and lessons for those who are listening and know how to decode them. A function of your spirit animal to...
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    I do everything for my family to help out and make things easier for my stressed out mom. I do all her errands, I take care of her 12,000 sqft house while she lives with her mom to...
    thatgirlkay thatgirlkay 18-21, F 1 Response 7 hrs ago

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    I love horses so much! They are beautiful animals and they have such great personalities and we can really Lear a lot from them!
    deleted deleted 26-30 1 Response Jun 26

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    Horses are amazing animals and have a large part in our history
    ADRASTEIA ADRASTEIA 26-30, F 2 Responses Jun 28

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    I feel like I need to share the truth about my relationship somewhere. I have been in a relationship with a guy who has made me feel isolated, like a disgusting animal, a stupid...
    myselffirst myselffirst 18-21, F 8 Responses Jun 26

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