Two Rodeo Victories!
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FROM SHARK Showing Animals Respect and Kindness
May 2019

Denver Post stops promoting Cheyenne Frontier Days Rodeo and San Francisco Autism Society will not hold a fundraiser with the rodeo this year!

dead Rodeo Horse
This horse was just one of many animals that have suffered at the Cheyenne Frontier Days (CFD) rodeo

SHARK is pleased to announce two significant victories in our campaign against rodeo cruelty!

The first victory is that the Denver Post will no longer run their annual train trip to the Cheyenne Frontier Days Rodeo (CFD), which is the most cruel and deadly rodeo in the world! The Post train ride was called "The Denver Post Cheyenne Frontier Days Train,Ē but we called it the "Denver Post Pain Train" and even set up a website under that name.

Media outlets that should be objective must never become supporters of vile animal cruelty. Thatís why we ran a very public campaign on this including videos that you can see HERE, HERE and HERE.

Time and time again we hit The Post hard for their hypocrisy and bad ethics, and we are proud to say that the Denver Post finally ended their train ride to the CFD!

The second victory was something we did behind the scenes and not in public. Last year, we found out that the notorious Rowell Ranch Rodeo (RRR) was holding a fundraiser for the Autism Society, San Francisco Bay Area. SHARK Investigator Stu Chaifetz, who is also a father of a child with autism as well as an activist for children with Special Needs, reached out to the group and educated them about the cruelty committed at the RRR. This abuse included the electro-shocking of horses and even the death of a horse there last year. The group replied that they would look into the rodeo.

Horse Savina
A horse named Savina was killed at the 2018 Rowell Ranch Rodeo

We are very pleased to announce that the Autism Society is not holding that fundraiser with the rodeo this year!

Both of these victories are important and they both show the different ways SHARK works. For the Denver Post, which was belligerent and refused to acknowledge what they had done wrong, we needed to publicly shame them. For the Autism Society, we worked entirely behind the scenes and used our video to educate a good group to what was going on.

SHARK works every day to fight and expose animal abuse. You will see a lot of what we do in our videos and updates, but there is much we do that you wonít see until we can declare it a victory in public.

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