Horse Fighting…yes, it’s exactly like it sounds

Kind of a weird video I came across while looking up other articles on South Korea. This is a video of Horses Fighting. Apparently it’s kind of like Michael Vick’s summer home, bullfighting mixed with boxing. This video takes place on Jeju Island, which is an island off the South of South Korea. The horses fight over a mare, that waits in the ring, and are scored on how well they fight. The winner gets the mare. No word on whether the loser gets electrocuted or drowned.  Honestly, I didn’t even know horses could fight.

Warning: If you don’t want to see horses kick the crap out of each other, then don’t watch the video.

UPDATE: apparently South Korea is not the only country that this takes place in, but is definitely one of a few.
Here is a Fact Sheet on Horse Fighting.
An article that says this sport is traditional in parts of China and has been going on for 500 years
An online petition to stop horse fighting (well short of their target number of signatures)

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