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Old July 20th, 2010, 03:33 PM
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Hell on Hooves Cancelled

Animal Planet has decided not to air footage of the rodeo after numerous public complaints.

My opinion, good riddance, how can they air shows of people fighting cruelty and promoting awareness of animal suffering yet airing another show promoting it. 4-5 horses died within the first 2 days of the Calgary stampede, how displays like this are allowed to continue I am not sure. We look down on sports such as bull fighting yet allow and revere a very similar style "sport" within our own country.

http://www.animalplanet.ca/Article.aspx?aid=18932
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Old July 20th, 2010, 03:44 PM
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Old July 20th, 2010, 05:14 PM
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cell,one of my sons who lives in Alberta and was at the Stampede,was horrified and had to leave.
6 horses had to be put down and one Bull who broke his back,sheer animalabuse
In their defense they said,these horses would end up in a slaughter-house were it not for the Rodeo.
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Old July 20th, 2010, 06:13 PM
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Being used for rodeo before being slaughtered sounds like being tortured before being tortured and then slaughtered to me...
Another thing I dont get is when people watch wildlife shows on tv they always feel bad when baby animals are attacked or killed and always hope they escape from the predator, but will cheer as a calf gets run down, thrown over and tied up... baffling.

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Old July 20th, 2010, 06:46 PM
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Animal Planet has decided not to air footage of the rodeo after numerous public complaints
wtg to all who signed petitions or wrote letters opposing these cruel events. It's so sad that some people still consider the stampede entertaintment
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