While much attention has been focused on the Calgary stampede with the recent death of several horses, there are a number of smaller, but equally as cruel, rodeo events involving farm animals that happen every year across Canada.
Most rodeo events are stressful to the animals involved, and are likely to cause pain, injury, or even death. The use of flank straps, spurs, electric prods and other devices cause additional pain and suffering to the animals.
On July 18, CETFA’ concerns about the Manitoba Stampede and Exhibition rodeo events, starting on July 19, were presented in a Winnipeg Free Press article by journalist Carol Sanders. Click on the following link to read the full story: