Racing board discusses heat after horse dies

Cross-posted from the Sacramento Bee by DEBBIE ARRINGTON Heat and humidity can be a killer, but when is it too hot to run? During a summer with extreme temperatures at both ends of the state, California racing authorities may [emphasis added] institute a new policy mandating heat restrictions for horse safety. The day after a… Continue reading Racing board discusses heat after horse dies

Horse collapses, dies after Calgary Stampede chuckwagon race

In our opinion, rodeos need to die, not just fade away. According to a professional rodeo promoter who asked to remain anonymous, rodeos are waning in popularity. Sourcing the reason why people attend the mammoth rodeos, for example the Houston Livestock Show and Rodeo, a significant percentage say they go for the concerts, do not… Continue reading Horse collapses, dies after Calgary Stampede chuckwagon race