29 Oct '11, 7pm

15,000 Care2 Members Sign Petition Protesting the Use of Horses to Control Peaceful Protests | Care2 Team blog

Try to educate yourself before making comments that prove you don't know what you're talking about. Police horses are educated to deal with all sorts of stupidity from crowds, including firecrackers thrown under them. Nice way to talk about treating horses, Gloria H, that you think scaring innocent animals is a good way to deal with cops. I've trained horses for over 35 years and I know that they can learn to trust in their handler/rider in all sorts of situations. If you look at the horses in that video, they are alert but calm and under control. If that wasn't the case, they'd be a liability to the police force instead of an asset. The very situations where they are most useful, are the ones that they would only make worse if they couldn't learn to accept the stress. Sheri S, when have you EVER heard of a police horse panicking and throwing its rider? It's called trainin...

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