Tongue-ties are banned in most non-racing sports by the international governing body of equestrian sports, Federation Equestre Internationale, so you will not see them in events like show-jumping, dressage and eventing. Tongue-ties are used in horse racing around the world in varying degrees, and require no veterinary oversight. A tongue-tie is a large elastic band… Continue reading Horse racing must do away with tongue-ties
"How many horses have to die before the racing industry changes?" That question is the title of an Op-Ed written by Leah Smith, a senior at the Park School of Baltimore. In her closing paragraph she states: I don't have a moral objection to horse racing, or to using animals to make money. But most… Continue reading How many horses have to die before the racing industry changes?