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post #1 of 10 Old 07-31-2008, 07:41 PM Thread Starter
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Rapa Das Bestas ?

http://www.hemmy.net/2008/07/30/rapa...ling-festival/

Came across this link and would like to know what you think..
To me this is just cruel ! How hard is it going to be to get those horses to trust man after that !
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post #2 of 10 Old 08-01-2008, 08:28 AM
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I've heard about this before, it's absolutely disgusting! It's supposed to be a tradition is Spain! "Does not involve cruelty"? These poor horses are terrified!!

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We should throw all of them in a pen and let something cut their hair...

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post #4 of 10 Old 08-01-2008, 09:34 AM
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How bizarre, never heard of that.
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post #5 of 10 Old 08-01-2008, 10:09 AM
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I have never heard of it before. ok so its bad for the horses..I see that, but how looney does a human have to be to jump in the middle of that nonsence!!!! :roll:

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post #6 of 10 Old 08-01-2008, 10:18 AM
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Yeah, you couldn't pay me to do that :P
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post #7 of 10 Old 08-01-2008, 11:23 AM
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There are some really strange traditions out there!
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post #8 of 10 Old 08-01-2008, 02:48 PM
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are they the same guys that do the run iwth the bulls??

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post #9 of 10 Old 08-01-2008, 02:58 PM
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There are some very strange "traditions" out there... Darwinians?


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post #10 of 10 Old 08-01-2008, 07:16 PM
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Note that it says the tradition dates back to the bronze age...I guess not all humans have advanced yet.
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