New Zealander based in UK, Sir Mark Todd, has been handed a suspension by the British Horseracing Authority (BHA) after a video emerged showing him striking a horse with a branch.
Horse racing-Olympic champion Todd suspended for horse-striking video (msn.com)
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Sir Mark Todd has issued a grovelling apology after he hit a horse with a branch ten times. – World Animals Voice
England: Racing chiefs investigate Sir Mark Todd horse whipping video after public outrage. – World Animals Voice