Animals have a wide range of importance for man. There are some animals that are used as sources of food, others are used to work while there are those used to bring entertainment to man. Sporting activities are meant to be moments of fun as well as bringing people together. However, these sports need not be live events. Animal films or television series can be used for frictional as well as realistic sports on animals for entertainment purposes. There are a number of animals’ sports some of which only involve animals while others integrate roles by both animals and man.
Do animals require any training on sports?
There are those sports that animals can just do without training. However, most of the sports involve proper training since some people earn a living through this field. There are those who train their animals and take them out to compete with others where the winner is awarded and highly regarded. To some instances, some form of training may be too cruel to the animals yet there are few rules governing use of animals in sports and so the injuries sustained by such animals during training are in most cases ignored. However, if you have a passion for animals, then you need to think of a career that can allow you to help injured animals. For example, you could choose to become a veterinary and give good services to these animals. This is a job that can earn you a descent living because it is well paying and many people keep pets which have become part of their family and so take care of them just like other family members including medication issues.
What are some of the common animal sports?
Racing is one of the sports popular all over the world especially the horse racing. This may either involve animals racing on their own or having man ride on their backs. Dogs and pigeons are also involved in racing sports among others. Fighting is another common sport for animals. This may involve bulls, cows, cocks, dogs as well as camels. These are the most known animal fighting sports. However, some like cock and dog fighting are somehow cruel to the animals and are in most cases banned. Did you know that hunting is also an animal sport? I also didn’t know this. I though it is just a way of life. However, with domestication and agrarian revolution, hunting became a less frequent activity. People therefore decided to turn it into a sport especially for those in higher social classes.
What some people think about animal sports
Sometimes we tend to think that animals have no feelings and so we can direct them to do whatever we want. However, the truth of the matter is that animals also get depresses just like man. They get tired. Any injury on them causes pain too. Therefore, as much as we seek entertainment from animals, we should also consider that they too need tender care. We should avoid cruel sports just to our benefits. This is why there are animal lawyers to safeguard the rights of animals. Shooting an animal is fun, but don’t you think that the animal feels the pain? Fishing is also fun but do you imagine the effect of that piercing of the hook, the agony of letting the animals struggle to die since they cannot live without water? Anyway, some things cannot be avoided because we need these animals for food but it is good to take good care of animals to the best of our abilities.