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Ludger Beerbaum ‘Poling’ Video Prompts Name for Olympic Ban


It’s known as “poling,” and within the wake of a damning video investigation revealing that German Olympic present jumper Ludger Beerbaum engaged on this merciless and certain unlawful observe of placing a horse’s legs with a heavy follow drive the animal to leap greater, PETA rushed a letter this morning to Thomas Bach, president of the Worldwide Olympic Committee (IOC), asking him to pull equestrian occasions from the Video games. As well as, PETA Germany has filed a legal criticism in opposition to Beerbaum.

PETA first urged the IOC to ban equestrian sports activities in August 2021 after Jet Set, a horse ridden by a Swiss competitor within the Tokyo Olympics, was injured and needed to be euthanized and after an Irish competitor compelled a horse named Kilkenny to complete the course, although he had blood pouring from his nostrils. Pentathlon competitor Annika Schleu was caught on digicam whipping and attempting to drive a terrified horse onto the course. This newest revelation is the final straw.

“Whacking a horse’s shins with a wood rod to drive him to leap greater is abuse—and it’s apparently routine on the highest ranges of this leisure disguised as sport. PETA is looking on the IOC to maintain all cruelty out of the Olympic Video games and depart the competitors to keen human individuals solely.”

—PETA Senior Vice President Kathy Guillermo.

Depart the Olympics to the Prepared Contributors

Horses don’t care about gold medals. And in contrast to people, they don’t select to take part in harmful occasions—they’re compelled to. Present leaping, dressage, cross nation, and different equine “sports activities” may be extraordinarily merciless.

Please be part of our name: Urge the Worldwide Olympic Committee to take away all equestrian occasions instantly.

Take Motion Now!



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