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  • Arguments Against Greyhound Racing

    allows for the commercial racing of greyhounds. However, Australia is starting to speak up against their concerns about the cruel and inhumane ways of the industry. The greyhound industry in Australia is clearly operating outside the boundaries of community standards and one of the reasons is because the industry is completely self regulating. Recently New South Whales made the move to propose a ban on greyhound racing completely. This bill will be outlined in this essay with reference to Twining and Meirs’ diagnostic model. As well as a personal opinion based on logic, as to if a complete ban is the right choice and possible alternatives for Australia other than complete…

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  • The Horseracing Industry: A Case Study

    Applying performance enhancing drugs to competitive racing animals such as racehorses or greyhounds, can be a huge temptation for trainers whether legal or illegal. Trainers have always looked for an advantage against their competitors, therefore they will do whatever it takes to be the best and even win. Handlers, veterinarians, and jockeys are also involved in this scheme. (The Horseracing Industry, 2015) A various number of these drugs is to mask pain from injured horses or to increase the…

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  • Persuasive Essay On The Rights Of Animals

    ethical treatment of animals and many disputes within the sport of thoroughbred racing. According to Dr. John Webster, Professor of Animal Husbandry at the University of Bristol, there are five freedoms that humans need to strive to provide for their animals: Freedom from thirst, hunger, and malnutrition, freedom from discomfort, freedom from pain, injury, and disease, freedom to express normal behavior, and freedom from fear and distress. By following these guidelines there is no reason an…

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  • Narrative Essay On Animal Farm

    Until I was ten years old, I lived on a farm just northeast of a small town called Medaryville (population: 565). First, it was a solely a pig farm, then a cow and pig farm, then a horse, cow, and pig farm, and lastly just a horse farm; we had horses for the majority of my life, about seven years. Many things happened on that farm. When it was a horse farm, we would keep retired race horses there kind of as a retirement home if you will, and we would keep race horses that were being trained and…

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  • Persuasive Essay On Not Horse

    Not Horse Play Although the world of horses is a very elaborate one, most people do not know the real cost and responsibility of owning a horse. Most horse breeds are bred for specific reason whether it be for beauty or brains. There really is no animal quite like the horse given how many different variations exist. In my hometown, I live in a community that has a large drive for tourism due to the horse race track located about ten minutes from my house. I even knew some people growing up that…

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  • Masqueradet Character Analysis

    (1)Most movies that I’ve seen that were based on a real story bored me to death, mainly because there was no big dramatic scene of teen drama or fighting. I like dreamy romantic movies that capture your imagination and vigorously strive to meet popular demand. But once I saw the Walt Disney film, Secretariat my mind completely changed, Secretariat opened up my eyes to the history of our world and the horse racing industry. (2)(play part of the race) (3)Secretariat was a horse that defied all…

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  • Desert Descriptive Essay

    The scenery flashed by in a blur of color as I clung to Chapo’s back, desperately trying to pull back on the flapping reins. I was lifted out of the saddle and then crashed back into it as Chapo jumped into a dry river bed. Out of the corner of my eye I saw a horse racing after me when suddenly something swiped against my check. Chapo raced through a row of trees long dead and darkened from years in the parched desert. I felt one branch strike me and then another. They pulled at my hair and…

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  • Brief Summary Of Kinslee's Riding Horse Training

    Kinslee has been riding horses for around seven years. She started with the very basics of riding horses and advanced from there. She is now jumping horses at around two foot three inches and showing them in the academy beginner division. Kinslee completely fell in love with the sport and the animals. She even know works with them everyone weekend by being the barn hand where she rides. People often tell Kinslee "Riding is not a workout or a sport because the horse does all of the work."…

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  • Product-Harm Crisis Paper

    Introduction: Product-Harm Crisis In 2009 the Toyota Corporation encountered a major public crisis. Recalls concerning faulty accelerator peddles which resulted in accidents and fatalities challenged Toyota’s reputation and dependability. The event with the fatal crash in 2009 that led to public outcry was the release of the 911 call that was made from the vehicle. Product-harm crisis occurs when an organization’s products are found to be flawed, unhealthy, or perilous. “The different types of…

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  • Why Is Horse Racing Wrong

    Horse Racing: Right or Wrong? Horse racing may be considered an older American pastime but it is still alive and well in today’s society. Thousands of people watch each year as horses run, full speed, down a dirt track hoping for the ultimate trophy; The Triple Crown. Horse racing is an entirely different world. Little kids aspire to be jockeys while parents aspire for the horse they bet on to win. The horse racing industry appeals to everyone of all ages and that is one of the reasons it has…

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