Juble Argumentative Essay

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When I out grew my Shetland pony, my mother and I decided it was time to start looking for a horse for me to continue my riding career on. We had no idea at that time, that horse would be a starving, broke to only the basics, and a recent failure of a pre-purchase veterinarian exam, due to an injury to his fetlock. When we went to meet Hank, who was eventually renamed to Juble, I knew immediately that he was the horse for me, my mom wasn’t as convinced. Much like myself, my mom has a huge heart for animals, especially the ones in harmful environments, which means after minimal begging, she agreed to purchase Juble. This began the long process of helping him put on more weight, helping his swollen fetlock heal, and gaining his trust. This was six years ago, and I’m proud to say that Juble and I are two-time State…show more content…
This problem can be seen across the agriculture industry, not just in the equine portion. Millions of animals are in unfit homes with unfit owners that don’t care about the wellbeing of their animals. Sadly, there is no one solution to such an extensive problem, however there are steps that can be taken to reduce this occurrence. Being educated and aware that animal abuse is happening and being able to recognize the signs of it is the first step. Another way to break down this problem is making sure the person who is buying an animal is knowledgeable and prepared to care for that animal. Juble’s previous owner didn’t ask for references about me as a horse owner, or what Juble’s new living area would look like. Ensuring the animal is being sold to a suitable home is important to the animals safety. Overall, I am so grateful to have Juble as my horse, and to be able to use him as a success case for the issue of animal cruelty. This problem is extensive, but if everybody does their part to counteract it we can reduce it from

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