Archive for May, 2008

 

Monty Roberts Advocates For The Horse In Horse Racing

Wednesday, May 7th, 2008

Famed Horse Gentler and Trainer of Multiple Grade 1 Champions Calls for Change

SOLVANG, CALIFORNIA – 5/7/2008 – Monty Roberts, internationally acclaimed horse trainer, animal behaviorist and author of the best-selling The Man Who Listens to Horses, continues his mission statement to “leave the world a better place than I found it for horses and for people too” by advocating change in the horse racing industry.

The recent tragedy at the Kentucky Derby with Eight Belles is an opportunity for the industry to show that it is doing everything in its power to protect horses. A major step in the right direction would be to take whips out of racing. Roberts has been advocating this change for years and believes that now is the time for horse the the industry to show that it is doing everything in its power to protect horses. A major step in the right direction would be to take whips out of racing. Roberts has been advocating this change for years and believes that now is the time for horse the industry to show their support for this change. (more…)