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THREE horses dead- and for what?

(11 Posts)
Fleurpepper Sat 15-Apr-23 20:47:51

Time to stop.

Blondiescot Sat 15-Apr-23 20:50:15

I've just commented on the other thread about this. Can you imagine the outcry there would be if three jockeys had died? But horses are just a disposable commodity in the racing industry.

Fleurpepper Sat 15-Apr-23 20:51:05

The death toll continues to rise each year, claiming more lives. Since 2010, 36 horses have died at the #GrandNational

Fleurpepper Sat 15-Apr-23 20:51:36

Sorry checked for another thread and could not see any. where?

Fleurpepper Sat 15-Apr-23 20:52:38

Oh OK, seen it. Did a search for Grand National.

HettyBetty Sat 15-Apr-23 22:18:37

Disgusting. All done for money. Horse racing is one of the million reasons I have for disliking the royal family, including the queen.

Hetty58 Sat 15-Apr-23 22:32:43

Fleurpepper, exactly, it's horrendous, the way animals are treated. I couldn't believe what I was hearing on Sky News, a 'trainer' saying the horses were bred for racing - and loved it! So, stop breeding/racing them. We've stopped bear baiting, cock fighting, fox hunting, hare coursing etc. - so now's the time.

Sweetpeasue Sat 15-Apr-23 22:34:24

I'm another that's disgusted. It really is time to stop this brutality. People that support this, use all sorts of unconvincing rationale. Disgraceful.

Sparklefizz Sun 16-Apr-23 08:58:00

It's a disgrace.
Here's a petition to sign:

FishandChips15 Sun 16-Apr-23 09:35:31

So cruel and should be banned. Have signed petition.

Ali08 Mon 17-Apr-23 21:39:08


It's a disgrace.
Here's a petition to sign:

This petition was started 6 years ago and still has only 5000 signatures!
There are too many people out there who'd support racing because of the gamblers who bring the money in!!