‘The Gilded Age’: PETA Calls For Investigation Following Horse Death

peta is calling HBO To conduct an internal investigation into the death of a “23-year-old” horse with “potential health issues” during production of gilded erasecond season of

The death occurred in Nassau County, New York, last week, according to reports that the horse was “seen with a head injury and foaming at the mouth”. peta Informer.

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“If it weren’t for these whistleblowers, this vulnerable horse would have died an apparent death down the rug,” PETA Senior Vice President Cathy Guillermo said in a statement on Thursday. “PETA is reminding HBO that attentive, kind people can be found on every set and is urging it to stop using horses before anyone else dies in their productions.”

In a letter to HBO’s Chief Content Officer Casey Bloys, PETA lamented the loss of another horse after three deaths on the set of the series. Luck in 2012. The equestrian play was later cancelled.

“These animals were unfit, suffering from arthritis, intoxicated, and pushed beyond their abilities,” the letter reads. “Many were not accustomed to film sets and did not get them”
training but was a retired racehorse. We hoped HBO would have learned something from that experience: namely, that horses are not props. They are sensitive animals that can be startled easily, and they must be slowly accustomed to the changing conditions on a set. They should not be used in film or television productions at all.”