Shoot Horses, Don't They? is the first book to focus on the welfare
of Australian horses living under our unique conditions. It covers
common welfare aspects, including care and training, as well as
industry issues and government regulation. Every chapter contains
facts, extracts, statistics, case studies and expert commentary
on horse issues in Australia.
Shoot Horses, Don't They? brings together, for the first time
in a single volume, coverage of the major issues in horse welfare
and care in this country. Information has been gathered from hundreds
of sources, including films, newsletters, interviews and web sites,
and the book is fully indexed, to assist in your research and
is] a public lack of awareness/understanding regarding the nature
of horses; the physical and psychological requirements of their
welfare and the true situation regarding the extent of cruelty,
abuse and neglect to which many are subjected in contemporary
Australia. If this [book] were available to the public it would
address these issues and hopefully precipitate reactions which
would in turn influence others.'
Peter Fisher, President, National League for Protection of Horses,
have done an enormous amount of research, and have uncovered facts
that opened my eyes to the plight of horses in Australia, and
I'm sure would do the same for virtually every reader. Australians
think that horses are much loved animals, and treated much better
than other animals. You have exploded this myth.'
Professor Peter Singer, author of Animal Liberation.
think that it is so important that all of this material has been
put together in what looks like a very "readable" format.
The significant amount of research you have undertaken means the
book will make a sound contribution to public knowledge of the
current plight of many horses. The treatment of horses is often
romanticised in Australia
I think the real story must be
Glenys Oogjies, Director, Animals Australia
book provides a balanced and readable overview of the many issues
relating to the treatment of Australia's horses
guaranteed. See review in next issue of Horsewyse magazine. Also
see review in a coming edition of The Weekly Times.
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