Friday, June 6, 2014

Thinking Out Loud - Mexican Dancing Horses

I have read many, many raving, rabid, horrified, freaked out lamentations about the cruel, inhumane and barbaric training that goes into creating a Mexican Dancing Horse.

Having never actually witnessed the training, I have withheld judgement.

Tying a horse between two poles and driving him forward with a whip until he dances seems kind of stupid, but only because I don't need to make my horses dance in thirty days or less. Wouldn't the actual barbarism  come with the trainer?

I mean, if the horse was say,

1 comment:

  1. I have seen it and it is barbaric and cruel. So sad and abusive I had to move from the ranch I was boarding my horse at.