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Re: [RC] Ho Boy! Here comes PeTA! - SandyDSA

This, from a friend who was there - the filly was not being beaten... she was actually slowing down when one ankle fractured, and the other fractured as she was trying to right herself. This situation is already bad enough without bringing abuse into it. She was slowing when the injury occurred. What they know so far was that a concussive-related stress fracture in one ankle brought her down and the other front could not sustain the body. That speaks of bone substance/density issues. This needs to be addressed just as much as the age of racing - the breeding of fast horses at the expense of appropriate physical attributes.
Sandy Adams
Deep Sands Arabians

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