an animal lover with a fondness for fashion, the Kentucky Derby leaves me
conflicted: obviously, the racing industry is cruel, rife with injuries, drug abuse, and slaughter. But the tradition of wearing big hats and fancy dresses is enough to make me
swoon. The compromise? I came up with a trio of Southern Belle outfits—all vegan, of course!—and two things you can do to help horses. True
fashionistas know that being gorgeous means behaving like a class act and not
supporting cruelty to animals.
What to Wear
How to Help
Now to Save Horses From Slaughter
Congress to Protect Horses in the Racing Industry
Almost all of us grew up eating meat, wearing leather, and going to circuses and zoos. We never considered the impact of these actions on the animals involved. For whatever reason, you are now asking the question: Why should animals have rights? Read more.