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Warnings for Horse Mistreatment at 2021 Appleby Horse Fair
 By Winniefield Park   •   3rd Sep 2021   •   433 views   •   0 comments


Like many events, the annual Appleby Horse Fair was delayed due to Covid. This year, the well-known event was held August 5 through 12. The town of Appleby in the Cumbria District of the U.K. rang with the sound of shod hooves, and the voices of happy fairgoers. This year was deemed a success in terms of animal welfare as measured by fewer people were warned about animal mistreatment than previous years, but it was still not without continued controversy on the treatment of horses. The YouTube account Cwitterick has a series of videos that capture the sights and sounds of the event.

The Appleby Horse Fair is an annual gathering of Gypsies and Travelers in the town of Appleby-in-Westmorland in Cumbria, England. Held each year in early June, the fair attracts over 10,000 Gypsies, 30,000 visitors, and hundreds of horses. The event has sparked outrage from animal rights activist over the years as an event plagued with mistreatment and abuse of horses.


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