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We advocate on all animal protection and exploitation issues, including experimentation, factory farming, rodeos, breeders and traveling animal acts.

Animal Defenders of Westchester
P.O. Box 205
Yonkers, NY 10704


Break a Leg

Published in the NY DAILY NEWS, 5/24/06:

Saugerties, NY:

Horse racing is a cruel and abusive 'sport.'  The horses are often drugged to mask injuries and continue to race with constant stress on legs that carry 1,000-plus pounds.  We all know what the humans are seeking and getting out of it: money.  What does the horse get?  Hmmm...let's ask Barbaro.

Dawn Lorick

Also see: Why wasn't Barbaro checked

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