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Preakness, Kentucky Oaks Winner Recovering From Second Hospitalization for Foaling Complications
For Immediate Release:March 7, 2013
Contact:David Perle 202-483-7382
Lexington, Ky. -- As 2009 Horse of the Year Rachel Alexandra
continues to recover from the life-threatening injuries that she sustained
while giving birth to her second foal, PETA has sent a letter to Barbara Banke,
Rachel Alexandra's owner, urging her to retire the horse from life as a
broodmare. As PETA points out in its letter, Rachel Alexandra has a history of
birthing complications: She was hospitalized for pain following the birth of
Jess's Dream, her first foal, and had to have large parts of her intestines
removed just last month. Such complications can be life-threatening, and many
prize-winning horses—including Lady's Secret, Meadow Star, Typhoon Tracy, and
Urban Sea—have died after giving birth.
"Surely, after earning more than $3 million for
Stonestreet Farm, Rachel Alexandra deserves to live a long, peaceful life free
of the risk of more frightening injuries," says PETA Senior Vice President
Kathy Guillermo. "PETA hopes that Stonestreet Farm will agree that Rachel
Alexandra's well-being is more important than her value as a broodmare."
Rachel Alexandra's mother, Lotta Kim, also has a history of
foaling complications: She had one foal who was born prematurely and died,
another died at just 2 years of age because of wobbler syndrome, and she
rejected Rachel Alexandra, who then had to be raised by a nurse mare. Nurse
mares who are used to produce milk for orphaned foals and those whose mothers
are being rebred are routinely forced into a cycle of serial breeding, only to
have their own babies torn away from them.
For more information, please visit PETA.org.
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