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Following Public Outcry, Australian Jockey Faces Potential Lifetime Ban For Punching His Horse

By Mustafa Gatollari

People who abuse positions of power are the worst kind of people. Like parents who terrorize their children. Or even worse, humans who terrorize their animals. It's often said that how you treat animals is often a direct reflection for how you are as a person. Especially since animals would probably have nothing to do with you in the first place if it wasn't forced.

So when this video of a jockey punching their horse surfaced online, people were understandably upset. It goes beyond just the treatment, considering the horse also isn't there by choice. Horse racing is already somewhat controversial so it's the last thing the sport really needed. Check out the unfortunate video below: