Category: Horse Racing
From October 2020 to June 2021, more than 900 horses were killed in South Korea. The Korea Racing Authority doesn’t want anyone to know their identities.
PETA calls on the Kentucky Horse Racing Commission to address potential conflicts of interest related to Medina Spirit’s trainer, Bob Baffert.
Social distancing? How about moral distancing from the Kentucky Derby? PETA’s new billboard speaks up for horses whose lives are in danger.
Zenden spent the last moments of his life being whipped and run to his death. He died during the Dubai Golden Shaheen while bettors, trainers, and owners cashed in on his “win.”
Seventy-eight Thoroughbreds have died on tracks in Pennsylvania since January 2020—and millions of tax dollars pay for it.
In an offensive interview, jockey Robby Albarado made light of whipping horses.
Kevin Lemke used excessive force to whip Good Luck during a competition. Now, he faces his own punishment.
As a shareholder, PETA is calling on Churchill Downs racetrack to do more to help horses. Find out what you can do to help change the deadly racing industry.
The first-ever federal oversight of medication dosage in horse racing just passed, and it all started with one PETA investigation.
Since research proves that horses are much more sensitive to whips than people may realize, passing rules prohibiting whips in races remains a top priority.
For four racetrack-owning companies, there’s a new shareholder in town: PETA. See how we’re going to help horses at racetracks across the U.S.!
If local activists hadn’t alerted PETA that Pastel was at an auction, the 18-year-old Thoroughbred wouldn’t be enjoying new pastures and friends at her sanctuary home.
It’s sickening to consider the pain and fear of these horses’ final moments, and PETA is calling on officials to be transparent and to throw the book at their killers.
“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