by Anis Heydari · CBC News Deaths have prompted renewed calls to end chuckwagon races, rodeo CALGARY, CA –Three more horses had to be euthanized after going down during the final night of the chuckwagon races at the Calgary Stampede, bringing the total number of horses that died […]
OpEd by CAMILLE LABCHUK as published on The Globe and Mail “…seeing animals perform tricks isn’t worth forcing them to endure suffering, and even death…” There’s little doubt that using animals for entertainment is rapidly becoming unacceptable. Shifting public perceptions first forced Ringling Brothers to retire elephants from […]
Source: TheStar.com Calgary Stampede to Examine Equine Safety CALGARY — There will be a review of animal safety following the death of a fourth horse during the chuckwagon racing event at this year’s Calgary Stampede. The 16-year-old horse, named Ezzy, had to be euthanized after it tore a […]
SOURCE: news1130.com by Joanne Abshire VANCOUVER (NEWS1130) – The Vancouver Humane Society is calling for a stop to the chuckwagon races at the Calgary Stampede after a horse died in a training exercise today. Peter Fricker with the animal rights group is urging organizers to have a fundamental […]
Unedited (less headline and bi-line) BLM Press Release Hand Picked Hunting, Grazing and Pro-Slaughter Reps. Meet to Plot Extinction of Native Wild Equines Contact: Tom Gorey, 202-912-7420 The Bureau of Land Management’s National Wild Horse and Burro Advisory Board will meet in October in Salt Lake City to […]
For the first time, the Calgary Stampede is acknowledging its unwanted rodeo horses are sent to an Alberta slaughterhouse for meat.
CALGARY – A horse has been put down after it suffered an injury on the opening night of the Stampede.
The Rangeland Derby got off to rough start — Rookie driver Cliff Cunningham’s right wheel horse went down with a broken leg going into Turn 2 and Cunningham was forced to pull his wagon to a stop.
Press Release from the BLM A news article published today provided inaccurate information alleging that a dead horse observed on the range had been “driven” to its death during gather operations. The BLM is addressing this report here because it was not based on any first-hand knowledge of […]
Vancouver Humane Society says chuckwagon racing must stop VANCOUVER, July 8 /CNW/ – The Vancouver Humane Society (VHS) is calling for an end to chuckwagon racing at the Calgary Stampede, following the death of a second horse at the Stampede. The horse was euthanized after breaking a leg […]
Canada’s Calgary Stampede is being called a “brutal violent spectacle” of animal cruelty by the Humane Society of Canada, which has filed a complaint with Canada’s broadcasting regulator over the airing of the world’s largest outdoor rodeo. The push to have broadcasters phase out the Stampede — which […]