As an animal rights advocate I am against treating animals like property.
I've worked with horses and now donkeys for a large part of my life. I've seen far too many animals treated as if they were nothing more than a chair. Some of the animals at the sanctuary I volunteer at are there because they didn't want to be ridden or handled and people needed to get rid of them. At a stable I used to work at I've seen horses be sold because they couldn't be 'broken', sold to who knows where. Often in the case of equines it is the slaughter house.
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