Should racehorse whipping be banned?

Cross-posted from the Global Post LONDON, United Kingdom — In Britain, horse racing is wildly popular. Millions of fans — including Her Majesty — pack the nation’s racecourses every year to watch equine athletes and their riders compete. But this season, the Sport of Kings is embroiled in a heated debate over the jockey’s most… Continue reading Should racehorse whipping be banned?

Marcus Armytage weighs in on use of the whip in horseracing

In an article entitled, "Only talking horses can solve whip issue," for The Telegraph Marcus Armytage weighs in on the use of the whip in horseracing. The subheading states, "A 'scientific’ study, funded by RSPCA Australia, has found that using a whip in the closing stages of a horse race is futile and does not… Continue reading Marcus Armytage weighs in on use of the whip in horseracing