I could hardly watch past the point where they were beating the horse the couldn't get up because they were in so much pain! I had no idea this went on and that it was a recent thing!
Every sport has it's demons, though... doping in racing, tacked rails in jumpers. This was another form of abuse in the show ring I came across, referred to as the blue tongue: Blue tongue World Cup - YouTube
It's sad what top champion horses go through to be just that, top champions. Posted via Mobile Device