I went to the Windsor Fair recently and was in the bleachers when the horse-pulling contest started. I sat there for three minutes and watched two horses practically kill themselves to pull this huge load of concrete blocks.

They kept stopping and were breathing so hard I could hear it on the other end of the field where I was sitting. Their owner kept hitting them to keep them going.

As I said, I left after three horrible minutes and don’t see how watching two horses suffer is entertainment.

Christine Sammons

Readfield


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