3 Horses and a Steer Dead at Canada’s Cruel Calgary Stampede

The death toll continues to climb at the 2024 Calgary Stampede. PETA is calling on Canadian officials to end the deadly chuckwagon races.

25 Years Ago: Charismatic’s Shocking Injury in the Belmont Stakes

Charismatic was favored to win the Triple Crown until breaking a leg in the Belmont Stakes. But 25 years later, trainer D. Wayne Lukas still hasn’t learned his lesson.

PETA Roasts Martha Stewart’s 2024 ‘Derby At-Home’ Recipes

PETA’s tongue-in-cheek “Derby At-Home” menu highlights grave issues in horse racing and will make people think twice about supporting the 2024 Kentucky Derby.

Another Horse Down: Frosten Becomes the Latest Victim of Ocala Breeders’ Sales

PETA is calling for criminal cruelty-to-animals charges against those responsible for recklessly overdriving young horses to death at Florida under tack shows.

Ocala Breeders’ Sales Exec Avoids Prosecution, but PETA’s Focus Remains on Horses

PETA’s goal has always been to stop the abuse of vulnerable young Thoroughbreds on the Ocala Breeders’ Sales track and expose the damage and abuse they endure.

Feds Call Off Raid of Underground Track, Destroy PETA’s Evidence of Horse Doping

The Washington Post reports that following PETA’s investigation, federal agencies planned a massive raid of an underground racetrack in Georgia, only to nix it at the last minute.

7 Charged Following PETA Exposé of Unregulated Horse Racing

A secretive industry operating in over 30 states is driving horses to an early grave, but this exciting update to a PETA investigation proves abusers are feeling the heat.

Police Arrest Trainer for Beating Horse Following PETA Complaint

PETA is grateful to the New York State Police for taking action. Now the state should ban trainer Frederick Bourgault from working with horses.

Video: American Racehorse Lives the ‘Dream’ at Her New Home Following PETA’s Eleventh-Hour Rescue Outside South Korean Slaughterhouse

VIDEO: American racehorse My Elusive Dream was moments away from slaughter when PETA swooped in to save her. See where she is now.

4 Shocking PETA Investigations That Sparked Major Action for Animals in 2023

With your support, PETA’s eyewitness investigators can expose—and ultimately end—the cruelty that animal abusers try so desperately to hide.

UPDATE: Tioga Downs Arsonist Sentenced to 15 Years in Prison

The man who set fire to a barn at Tioga Downs and burned horses alive has been sentenced to 15 years in prison for committing arson, assault, and other crimes.

’60 Minutes’ on Horse Racing—and PETA’s Role in Achieving Change

How did PETA help pave the way for the federal criminal investigation that led to convictions for illegally drugging horses?

After Video Shows Downed Racehorse Whipped, PETA Calls For Criminal Investigation

Anyone who violently assaults a horse should be banned from racing. After seeing this footage of horseman Brevin Lupton, PETA is calling for a criminal investigation.

California Becomes First State to Prohibit Licensees From Participating in Underground Racing

When there are no regulations, horses used in races suffer even more—learn how this move by officials will help end illegal racing in California.

PETA Calls For Suspension of Racing at Saratoga After 14 Horse Deaths

Summer is a time for easy living—but for 14 horses at Saratoga Race Course, it has only brought death. Check out how PETA’s taking action.

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