Two horses die at Royal Ascot; ignored by on camera media

BY ANIMAL AID Amid the pomp and hype of the Royal Ascot race meeting, two horses lost their lives yesterday (17 June 2014). The second race of the day saw two-year-old Case Statement break down badly half way through the six-furlong (3/4 mile) Coventry Stakes. He was taken off the course in a horse-box and… Continue reading Two horses die at Royal Ascot; ignored by on camera media

The Queen awards retiring police horse Clyde at Royal Ascot

As reported by THE BBC: The Queen has awarded a 21-year-old Thames Valley Police horse with a Chief Constable's commendation at Royal Ascot. Clyde, a thoroughbred Clydesdale cross dark bay gelding, is the longest-serving operational police horse in England and Wales. The horse has worked at Royal Ascot for the past 18 years. Saturday, the… Continue reading The Queen awards retiring police horse Clyde at Royal Ascot

Ascot acts to prevent ‘meat’ trade at sales (UK)

Now look. Those nice English racing type people are worried about horses who have raced and cannot run very fast after all where the Queen has put her Royal foot may be bought for little or nothing and eaten up by those nasty neighbors across the ditch they pretend to like all the time. Wretch.… Continue reading Ascot acts to prevent ‘meat’ trade at sales (UK)