Originally Posted by Kentucky
"The owners are buissinessmen, not horse lovers and when a horse breaks down or isn't making the cut, they drop the horse. This happens a lot more in horse racing, since it is so hard to get that triple crown winner everyone wants."
If they were not business people how would they feed their families and the others would depend on them. Ranchers, and horse breeders of any erbreeder are the same way. If they didn't want a Triple Crown winner, why are they in the race business. The ones who are good to their horses usually have more winners than the ones who only care about the money.
I hate PETA too.
What I meant was they love horses yeah, but they start racing young and stuff because they have to to stay competitive in the buissiness even if that should change. There are tons of OTTBs just because you breed tons and half of them are too slow to be competitive so they get ditched. I agree that those who care usually do better. If that makes sense.