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Even Among Concerns of Animal Abuse - California Approves ' More Whipping ' of Race Horses

TODAY'S FEATURED Animal NEWS STORY ---

Just days after two horses died at Preakness Stakes thoroughbred race and despite critics expressing concerns of Animal Abuse, the California Horse Racing Board approved an increase in the number of times a jockey can whip a horse during the homestretch of a race.

Following the death of the horses at Preakness Stakes on Saturday, the People for the Ethical Treatment of Animals (PETA) said in a statement that “Although death on the racetrack is nothing new—an estimated three Thoroughbreds die every day in North America because of catastrophic injuries during races—it’s still shocking when animals are pushed beyond their physical breaking points for the sake of human entertainment.”..... MORE ON THIS STORY HERE !

Horseracing - Photo by: Patrick Smith/Getty Images



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