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Canada: Calgary Stampede sends young horses to slaughterUpdate 6 July 2012: Bob Barker slams Calgary Stampede: ‘Close it down’
-The poll is on right side, next to image of a cowboy-
May 31, 2012
An article in an Alberta magazine has revealed that the Calgary Stampede sends young, healthy horses to slaughter if they can’t make the grade as bucking horses for the Stampede rodeo. (CTV News is running a report on the revelations.)
The current issue of Alberta Views carries a story by journalist Curtis Gillespie about animal care at the Stampede. In it, Gillespie asks staff at the Calgary Stampede ranch (which breeds and raises bucking horses for the rodeo) about the fate of bucking horses not good enough to perform at the Stampede...
Link: Cast-off Calgary Stampede horses sent to slaughterhouse
Link: Horse death at Calgary Stampede a needless tragedy
Link: If You Eat Horse Meat, What Are You Really Eating?
Link: Some horses not fit enough for Stampede sent to the slaughterhouse
Other EVANA-articles about this topic:
Canada: Death of three horses at Calgary Stampede (en)
Canada/Calgary Stampede: Animals dying for human entertainment (en)
Canada: The Royal Couples plans while they are in Calgary (en)
Canada: Calf-Roping at the Calgary Stampede (en)