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PETA to HBO

The Blood of The 'Luck' Horses

is On Your Hands

3/13/2012 4:30 PM PDT BY TMZ STAFF

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All three horses that died on the set of HBO's "Luck" were victims of "sloppy oversight" on the part of HBO and the show producers ... and they should all be ASHAMED ... this according to PETA.

The People for the Ethical Treatment of Animals are PISSED at HBO after a 3rd horse died during production Tuesday ... and a rep tells TMZ, "All the evidence we have gathered points to sloppy oversight, the use of unfit, injured horses, and disregard for the treatment of race horses."

What's worse ... PETA sent a letter to L.A. District Attorney Steve Cooley on Monday -- one day before horse #3 died -- asking him to investigate the deadly situation on the set of "Luck" ... but no immediate action was taken.

HBO had released a statement following the death of horse #3 saying, "An American Humane Association Certified Safety Representative was on the premises when the accident occurred, and as always, all safety precautions were in place."

Not good enough for PETA ... which says, "We will want answers on HBO’s latest casualty. Filming must stop now."

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1.

Davido    

its a horse, who cares.

898 days ago
2.

Michael Jackson Was A Pedo    

As much as I like animals, I'd really like to see PETA euthanized. Those people are f*cking annoying.

898 days ago
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Bob Johnson    

Blood on HBOs hands... Ha! What about all the blood on PETA's hands? http://www.petakillsanimals.com/
According to records from the Virginia Department of Agriculture and Consumer Services, PETA killed 1,911 cats and dogs last year while placing just 24 in adoptive homes. Since 1998, a total of 27,751 pets have died at the hands of PETA workers

898 days ago
4.

Santo    

Isn't it common knowledge that PETA euthanizes tens of thousands of animals every year? They senselessly murder 6-digits worth of animals without shedding a tear, but when two horses die it's like the friggin' Hindenburg exploded.... 'Oh the Humanity!"

898 days ago
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justsaying    

This PETA group is as worse as GLAAD. Why can't we put them both on Bikini Island and Nuke them?

898 days ago
6.

alex    

What do you expect from HBO...They're produce and show violence, depraved sex and vulgar language do you really think they'd care about horses when they care so little for the human race? HBO should go out of business for this last atrocity.

898 days ago
7.

Woot    

SCREW this production! End it NOW! They can't possibly make an excuse for two of these deaths, let alone three. EFF THEM!!!

898 days ago
8.

JJ    

The show is a stinker anyway..............

898 days ago
9.

DTrumpJrsDoubleChin    

I would never kill a horse.
I love animals.

898 days ago
10.

Who Knew    

Didn't Peta kill almost all the dogs and cats it was housing lasy year, I think it was 93%

897 days ago
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Who Knew    

We should stick Mr. Ed on them. Willlllllber.

897 days ago
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Jillian    

Cancel the f*cking show. enough already.

897 days ago
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mike    

PETA killed more than 95% of adoptable dogs and cats in its care. Pot meet kettle.

897 days ago
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Abderia    

i'm not one to agree with PETA on much, if anything, but 3 horses dying in this manner and in this short of succession is troubling. 1 may be an honest mistake, or truly an accident but 2, and absolutely 3 - something wrong is happening on this set.

897 days ago
15.

JeffB    

HBO - shame! I thought horse killing in Hollywood ended long ago

PETA - quit being hypocrites. You have killed THOUSANDS of adoptable dogs and cats in your own shelter and have 0 room to talk. All you care about is $ and press.

897 days ago
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