Stop grand national cruelty
the grand national is a cruel and inhumain race.Help us to stop the appallingly high death rate.
Horses used for racing are whipped to run and jump at a neck-breaking pace. Those who don't suffer heart attacks, or sustain horrific injuries when they crash face first into the track- may develop debilitating medical conditions, including bleeding lungs and gastric ulcers. Treated like wind-up toys – their fragile limbs pushed to sometimes beyond breaking point – many horses sustain fractured legs or necks. Every year, hundreds of horses die on British racetracks. The Horses are sometimes drugged to mask pain and keep them running when they should be resting or receiving treatment. Raced too young and too hard, when their bones are not up to the pounding and stress, horses used in racing endure injuries, lameness and exhaustion.