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Ban the racing of horses that are under 4 years old.

Submitted by Dominique Thoenes on Thursday 21st April 2022

Published on Thursday 28th April 2022

Current status: Closed

Closed: Friday 11th November 2022

Signatures: 3,464

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Cruel ~ Horse ~ Made ~ Madely ~ Old ~ Priority ~ Racing ~ Raise ~ Raising ~ Sport ~ Studies ~ Wellbeing ~ Years

Petition Action

Ban the racing of horses that are under 4 years old.

Petition Details

We believe that it is cruel to race horses under the age of 4 and studies from equine development specialists supports this. The number of horses that are bred and discarded at a young age is too high and all in the name of a sport driven by gambling.

Additional Information

I support equestrian sport, but for equestrian sport to survive changes need to be made. By raising the age of when a horse can race, the horses' development and wellbeing will take priority.

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