Cross-posted from PeTA.org blog, 20th July 2021. From October 1, 2020 to June 30, 2021 — 947 horses were killed in South Korea. But the Korea Racing Authority (KRA) doesn’t want anyone to know the identities of these horses. The KRA is still scrambling to do damage control after PETA’s undercover “K-Cruelty” investigation exposed the cruel beatings and… Continue reading PeTA slams South Korean officials for erasure of racehorse slaughter records
Department of Agriculture officials comment on BBC documentary at Dáil committee by HARRY MCGEE | Irish Times | 21 hrs ago The alleged inhumane practices surrounding the slaughter of horses in the UK – including many hundreds of Irish racehorses – contained in a BBC documentary would never happen in Ireland, the Department of Agriculture,… Continue reading Inhumane slaughter of horses ‘does not happen in Ireland’
British racing's ruling authority has called for a meeting with industry leaders in Britain and Ireland to tackle the issues raised in a BBC Panorama programme, named The Dark Side of Horseracing, broadcast on Monday night. The 30-minute documentary investigated deaths of racehorses after the end of their racing careers and alleged detrimental welfare standards… Continue reading Racing’s leaders to meet on Tuesday in wake of Panorama investigation
Caitriona Murphy on why more and more Irish racehorses end up on restaurant tables It is the sport of kings which sees billions of euro gambled every year on the performances of the finely tuned, impeccably groomed competitors. For many horse-racing spectators, it is a fond assumption that these wonderful beasts end their days cantering… Continue reading From the 3.10 at Leopardstown to a meat market in Milan?
Eyewitness Account by Anne Russek Auction Date: October 17, 2008 Report Submitted: October 24, 2008 PAST SUGARCREEK AUCTION ABUSES In the past few weeks there have been several stories about the continued abuses and lack of regulatory enforcement at the Sugarcreek auction in Ohio. First we had the story of the two weanlings that were… Continue reading Sugarcreek, Ohio Auction Report, October 17, 2008