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Petitioning Bill Rivers and 3 others

Stop the Mule High-diving Show

A sick rodeo forces mules to high-dive into a pool of water. The two terrified animals are forced with a whip up a steep ramp to a ledge. Crowds cheer as the helpless creatures, called Smokey and Dipsy Doodle, are sent plunging from a 22ft high platform into the 6ft deep pool. Billed as the world's only high-diving mule show, it is the climax of a rodeo in the tiny ranch town of Pipe Creek, near San Antonio, Texas.

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The show's boss Bill Rivers claims they enjoy it. He said: "If they didn't like it, they wouldn't do it."

Shockingly, cops and local authorities in the town have NOT deemed the show cruel, and allowed it to continue.

This petition was delivered to:
  • Bill Rivers
  • Bandera County Judge Richard Evans
  • Bandera County Sheriff Weldon Tucker
  • District Clerk

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