Tokyo Olympics competitor Annika Schleu of Germany with horse Saint Boy in the riding portion of the women's individual modern pentathlon. Photo: Xinhua Tokyo Olympics competitor Annika Schleu of Germany with horse Saint Boy in the riding portion of the women's individual modern pentathlon. Photo: Xinhua
Tokyo Olympics competitor Annika Schleu of Germany with horse Saint Boy in the riding portion of the women's individual modern pentathlon. Photo: Xinhua

Tokyo Olympics: Peta cites cruelty to horses in call for IOC to remove equestrian events from Games

  • ‘Olympic Games showcase human athletes, not ability to terrify and injure horses’, says animal rights organisation’s president
  • Tokyo 2020 pentathlete Annika Schleu whipped her horse, while her coach Kim Raisner was expelled for punching him

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Tokyo Olympics competitor Annika Schleu of Germany with horse Saint Boy in the riding portion of the women's individual modern pentathlon. Photo: Xinhua Tokyo Olympics competitor Annika Schleu of Germany with horse Saint Boy in the riding portion of the women's individual modern pentathlon. Photo: Xinhua
Tokyo Olympics competitor Annika Schleu of Germany with horse Saint Boy in the riding portion of the women's individual modern pentathlon. Photo: Xinhua
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