22 Victories for Animals Exploited for Entertainment in 2022

PETA celebrated major wins for exploited animals in 2022, including a successful nationwide search for a chimpanzee and taking down a “Tiger King” villain in court.

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5 Shocking PETA Investigations That Sparked Major Action for Animals in 2022

See some of the shocking findings that PETA’s investigations uncovered—and how our work helped animals in 2022.

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Horses’ Deaths at Black Market Races Prompt PETA to Push for Criminal Probe

Unsanctioned horse races at Carril Red Springs in North Carolina left at least two horses dead. PETA had warned officials prior to the event that deaths were likely.

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Win for Horses! New York Says ‘Neigh’ to $450 Million Horse Racing Industry Ask

Legislators finally said “no” to the greedy New York horse racing industry. Help PETA make this victory the first of many for horses used in racing.

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VIDEO: 2022 Kentucky Derby Winner ‘Rich Strike’ Punched in the Face by Outrider

Watch what happened to racehorse Rich Strike after he won the 2022 Kentucky Derby. Here’s how PETA is taking action.

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Dead Within Minutes: Officials Announce Investigation Into Death of a Racehorse Injected With a ‘Black Shot’ Cocktail

Following PETA’s calls for action, animal control officials made an announcement regarding the suspicious death of Laoban the racehorse.

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From Doping to Corporate Welfare: These Shocking Investigations Blew the Lid Off New York Horse Racing Corruption

From doping to corporate welfare, these shocking investigations have blown the lid off the New York horse racing industry. Take action now!

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WATCH: Where There’s a Will to Help Animals, There’s a Way!

From morning shows to county fairs, PETA staff members are always looking for new, creative ways to help animals. Watch the second of three videos to learn how they do it!

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Progress! Plans for South Korean Horsemeat Pet Food Factory Have Been Scrapped

In the wake of a shocking PETA investigation, pressure from the group and local activists has scuttled plans for a new horsemeat pet food factory in South Korea.

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The Race Is On for the Biggest Horse Racing Drug Scandal of 2022—and It’s Only January

These five drug-related horse racing scandals are making headlines. Find out what you can do to help horses used for racing.

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PETA to Olympic Committee: Ban Equestrian Events in Wake of New Horse Abuse Video

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Bashing a horse’s legs to get the animal to jump higher makes the case that Olympic equestrian events should be banned immediately.

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Photo Finish for PETA’s Top Horse Racing Stunts of 2021

In 2021, PETA worked hard for horses used in the racing industry—the votes are in for our top attention-grabbing events.

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Bans on Circuses, Fur Farms, Dolphinariums, Pet Stores: Progress for Animals Is Passed Into Law in France!

Vital improvements in France are finally taking shape! From circuses to dolphinariums to fur farms to pet stores—see how this new law will help animals.

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‘K-Pop Fan’ Crashes Breeders’ Cup Winner’s Circle to Protest Horse Slaughter

Her message “Korea Racing Authority, how dare you turn racehorses into dog food!” was hiding in plain sight and seen round the world.

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Horse Trainer Bob Baffert Inspired the Scariest Costume This Halloween

This “Bob Baffert” Halloween costume is terrifyingly realistic—the trainer’s record of abuse is enough to scare anyone.

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