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Landmark Bill to Stop Drug Use in Horse Racing


Animals  (tags: legalisation, thoroughbreds, horse racing, banning drugs, injuries, horse welfare, horse protection )

Simone
- 2967 days ago - animallawcoalition.com
"The doping of injured horses and forcing them to compete is deplorable and must be stopped. Despite repeated promises from the racing industry to end this practice, meaningful action and oversight has yet to come forth. This legislation will bring much-



   

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Past Member (0)
Monday May 9, 2011, 9:15 am
really sad they can do that to those horses. shame on them :(
 

Cindy C (125)
Monday May 9, 2011, 12:13 pm
when will humans ever learn??????????
 

SANDRA R (145)
Monday May 9, 2011, 2:54 pm
Sadly noted. Thank you Simone.
 

Trish K (93)
Monday May 9, 2011, 3:13 pm
I can't believe this is still allowed. Shame on society
 

Carol H (229)
Monday May 9, 2011, 5:33 pm
noted, thanks Simone
 

Alcataz L (0)
Monday May 9, 2011, 6:28 pm
how is this allowed and still being done. This is awful, poor animals, humans are just so vad to them. This needs to stop!!!
 

colleen p (38)
Tuesday May 10, 2011, 4:28 am
my mom works as a groom in a harness barn, she's not to big on the drugging either. they drug and drug but stop before the race so they don't get caught in a test. they pee test horses like humans.

she also not happy how some others in training smack them around. but she gives them a cuddle bug treatment, and some jerk horses become better performers.

but because she is "just a groom" it seems to be some people devaule her. but are amazed on the turn around on some individuals.
although she said there is one horse there who does better when he is smacked /spaked and yelled at, around
 

Jill Vickerman (416)
Tuesday May 10, 2011, 8:52 am
I thought that the U.S.A had banned the use of Lazex and other drugs used on horses a couple of years ago...it must be banned and if caught the trainer should have a lifetime ban..the horseracing industry must catch a wake up because to them its all about money..I know there are some kind trainers and nice horse people, but there are also some really rotten ones too.
 

may Howie (246)
Wednesday May 11, 2011, 2:59 pm
Poor horses,theres no need for this at all,horse racing should be banned all over the world
 
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