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Activists accuse Harney County Rodeo of horse-tripping ahead of state ban (video)

August 7, 2013
By Yuxing Zheng
The Oregonian 

Animal welfare activists have released footage that they say shows horse tripping at a Harney County rodeo in July, months ahead of a statewide ban on the practice is set to take effect.

The eight-minute video posted on YouTube was taken July 13 at the Harney County Fairgrounds, said activists with Showing Animals Respect and Kindness, an Illinois-based nonprofit that opposes horse-tripping.

The event appears to have been the Harney County Ranch Rodeo, according to a Facebook listing.

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