Tokyo Olympics: Peta cites cruelty to horses in call for IOC to remove equestrian events from Games

//Tokyo Olympics: Peta cites cruelty to horses in call for IOC to remove equestrian events from Games

Tokyo Olympics: Peta cites cruelty to horses in call for IOC to remove equestrian events from Games

The People for the Ethical Treatment of Animals (Peta) called on the International Olympic Committee (IOC) on Friday to eliminate equestrian events from future Olympics, citing cruelty to horses during the recent Tokyo Games.In an incident that went viral on social media, Germany’s Annika Schleu was filmed whipping her horse Saint Boy after he refused to jump during the modern pentathlon competition.German coach and trainer Kim Raisner was also shown hitting the horse.The Modern Pentathlon…

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