Help end rodeo cruelty on Vancouver Island!

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Help end rodeo cruelty on Vancouver Island!

(This is a guest post by Melissa de Meulles of Victoria Citizens Against Rodeo Events) There is a small suburb just north of Victoria, the City of Langford, where each May long weekend the annual Luxton Pro Rodeo (LPR) takes place. This is the last rodeo operating on Vancouver Island. (Learn more about rodeo cruelty.)

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Cloverdale Rodeo is a breeding ground for violent criminals

The Cloverdale Rodeo is taking place this long weekend. Every year around this time, I see ads describing the Cloverdale Rodeo as a great family event.  Let’s just take a look at some of these so called family events happening this weekend: Bareback Riding, Saddle Bronc Riding and Bull Riding.  All these events involve a

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3 more than had to die

Well, the 3rd animal died today at the Calgary Stampede: a steer was killed in the steer “wrestling” competition. So far two horses and have been killed in races in addition to today’s steer at this year’s Stampede, which is Canada’s largest rodeo event. Here’s what the rodeo has to say about it: “To lose