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[Criminal acts against horses--phenomenology and psychosocial construct]

Escrito por Nuria Querol i Viñas.

[Criminal acts against horses--phenomenology and psychosocial construct]The perpetrators injure the horses systematically. 25% of the injuries are situated at the genitals and another quarter of the victims are injured at the neck or the head. There is a victim preference for female individuals, which are treated as rape. The injuries are mostly stabs or cuts. The used weapons are knives or spears. First interviews with horse rippers point out that the fixation of the victim horse is not stable. Horses could be just representative victims and the act of horse ripping just a step in a criminal career of violent crimes.…