Actress Kaley Cuoco expressed her anger over a cruel incident at the Tokyo Olympics in which a German equestrian trainer cruelly punched a horse.
Avid equestrian slammed the trainer Kim Raisner, who hit the horse Saint Boy after He refused to jump during the competition. and also offered to buy the horse.
On Friday, “The Flight Attendant” actress shared two Instagram Stories posts criticizing German coach Kim Raisner, who was kicked out of the Tokyo Olympics for hitting Saint Boy during the modern pentathlon event on August 6.
“I feel it’s my duty and heart to comment on this disgrace,” Cuoco, 35, wrote on her Instagram account. “This is not Olympic showjumping. This is a disgusting, classless, abusive representation of our sport in so many ways. This team should be ashamed of themselves.”
“I feel it’s my duty and heart to comment on this disgrace,” Cuoco, 35, wrote on her Instagram account. “This is not Olympic showjumping.
Along with her message, Cuoco shared a photo of Saint Boy and his rider, Annika Schleu, sobbing as she tried to get the horse to jump.
Cuoco continued: “You and your team did not do your country proud or this sport. You make us look bad. Shame on you and godspeed to any animal that comes in contact with you.”
In another story on Instagram, Cuoco called the incident “pure classless behavior” and “disgusting on all levels.”
“This is not our sport. This does not represent our sport,” Cuoco wrote, before adding “this ‘rider’ and her ‘trainer’ are a disgrace.”
Cuoco, who’s a passionate equestrian, said she’s willing to purchase Saint Boy.
“I’ll buy that horse outright and show it the life it should have. Name your price,” Cuoco wrote.