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Can Horse Racing Be Considered A Cruel Sport?

And should whips be banned completely?I do gamble on the horses but it would be a difficult to bet on a horse if the jockeys were only riding hands and heels,but what do you think?

Is The Melbourne Cup A Cruel Sport For Horses?

It’s one of Australia’s biggest events – betting, jockeys & horse races. But I can’t bear to see the horse being whipped to run faster with what looks like a very big & fat stick. I’ve never got close enough to really tell whether it’s just a tap or is the poor horse actually being whipped and is running out of fear and/or pain?
So what really goes on here?