Update: Box Elder County Says NO to Horse Torture!

As you know, Box Elder County Fairgrounds was scheduled to host a notoriously cruel “horse tripping” event—using horses around 1 year of age with undeveloped musculoskeletal systems—on January 18. PETA just learned that the event has been canceled! Thank you to all who spoke out against this event and to the Box Elder County Commission for making this compassionate decision!

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 Ingrid E. Newkirk

“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

— Ingrid E. Newkirk, PETA President and co-author of Animalkind