Some fear Kentucky horses could end up in the slaughterhouse — Tuesday’s Horse

Some horsemen’s associations suggest that the 2008 recession is giving some legitimate concern to fears an equine welfare crisis looms. WHAS TV | by Chris Williams (Apr. 29, 2020) — The Kentucky Derby is not the only horse related event stuck in the barn. Some horsemen’s associations tell WHAS11’s Chris Williams they’re worried that the […]

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As new season opens, another horse dies at Santa Anita – 38th death in the past year — Straight from the Horse’s Heart

as published on KABX ABC 7 The latest racing season at California’s Santa Anita Park is opening with news of yet another horse that was injured and had to be put down. A 3-year-old gelding named Truest Reward was injured while training Thursday morning, according to park officials. Truest Reward is the 38th horse to […]

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Americans sour to sport on news of Horse Deaths: Reuters/Ipsos poll — Straight from the Horse’s Heart

Around a third of Americans said that a series of high-profile race horse deaths this year, many of them at Southern California’s famed Santa Anita Park, had soured their opinion of the sport, according to a new Reuters/Ipsos.

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