by Action for Animals “Rodeo – An all American sport? Or a systematic form of animal brutality? Uncover the truth with our award winning documentary short – Bucking Tradition. The film’s brutal and honest look at animal abuse on the rodeo circuit lead to critical acclaim, winning Best […]
Story by Damon Arthur, of the Redding Record Searchlight “The wild horse race is absolutely bent on the terrorizing of the horses…” A horse was killed during the Wild Horse Race at the Red Bluff Round-Up rodeo on Saturday, drawing outrage from animal rights activists. The horse, a […]
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: SHARK “The rodeo industry claims it loves its animals, and claims to treat them like family. So why do rodeo stock contractors send their animals to slaughter? In the latest example, Grant Harris, owner of the Cowtown Rodeo in Pilesgrove, New Jersey, sent nine horses to an […]
Source: By Conor Shine of the Las Vegas Sun Several equine veterinarians testified that roping horses by their legs can have “disastrous” consequences… The World Series Charreria event scheduled for the South Point in late September has been effectively canceled after Clark County commissioners decided Tuesday not to […]
Source: By Nathan Baca and Kyle Zuelke of 8NewsNow.com “The majority of the horses that we use are actually rescues…” LAS VEGAS — Horse roping is called animal cruelty by some, and living history by others. Clark County commissioners will decide at Tuesday’s meeting on whether to ban rodeos with controversial […]
Source: Salem-News.com Other horse and animal experts have also added strong statements in defense of the bill and against horse tripping which can cause severe injuries such as broken necks, injured spines and broken legs to the animals. (JORDAN VALLEY, OR) – World renowned animal welfare expert and […]
Source: KBOI2.com “They (rodeos) are not subject to legal regulation – they’re exempt…” ST. PAUL, Ore. – Last year, two horses collided head-on at the St. Paul Rodeo in an accident that shocked spectators. Now organizers say they will not run the same event this year. The collision […]
Imagine this: In another world where the animals ruled, they select a certain type of human with a special characteristic we would call epilepsy. The animals would use these epileptic humans to entertain themselves in a show called a rodeo.
BEIJING – Organizers of a rodeo at the Bird’s Nest Stadium in October have refused to bow to pressure from animal rights campaigners to cancel the show.
The eight-day extravaganza is part of a cultural exchange program between China and the United States, yet critics say it is entertainment based on animal cruelty.