Right before the High Court of Bombay hearing for Mumbai's horse-drawn
carriages on 13 December 2012, PETA released the findings of its latest
investigation of cruelty to horses used by the carriage industry in the city.
See some of the heart-rending photographs from PETA's investigation,
which show sick, injured, overworked and malnourished horses forced to live in
atrociously filthy conditions.
An earlier court ruling suggested that horses
found to be unfit should not be used for pulling carriages again until a
veterinary officer determines that they are fit. As PETA points out, though,
the stables are in decrepit condition, and forcing horses to work in the
congested city, hauling loads on pavement, deteriorates their physical and
mental health. The following are just a few of PETA's findings:
Join the campaign and call for a ban on cruel horse-drawn carriages in
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