ESPN Features PETA’s Undercover Investigation of Horse Slaughter in Japan

Published by PETA.

Our recent undercover investigation, which revealed exactly what happens to horses abandoned by the coldhearted racing industry, has been picked up by a variety of news outlets, but we were particularly glad to see this piece featured on ESPN’s Outside the Lines:




Maybe now more sports fans will recognize that horse racing is anything but sporting—especially for the thousands of horses who meet tragic ends every year—and perhaps they’ll join us in calling for an end to these abuses.

Written by Jeff Mackey

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