A 5 minute Documentary Showing the Darker Side of Horse Racing
5 Myths the Horse Racing Industry Spreads
Like other animals that are exploited in the name of entertainment, horses are subjected to the same abuse and mistreatment felt by other animals we hold captive and “train” to perform. The horse racing industry is no exception in the long list of industries that profit from the misery of the animals they call their own.
In the one-minute clip, we are given a harrowing glimpse into the life of a race horse: a life marked by violent treatment, painful injuries, and the continual administration of performance-enhancing drugs, all leading up to the animal’s inevitable slaughter, once it is deemed to no longer be “fast enough.”
The Grand National: 8 Things They Don’t Tell You About Horse Racing
"Whatever the results of this year’s Grand National, there’s one thing that you can bet on with confidence – horses will suffer as a result of the unethical spectacle at Aintree."