Bo Derek appointed to Calif. horse racing board
SACRAMENTO, Calif. (AP) — Gov. Arnold Schwarzenegger named actress and animal rights activist Bo Derek on Tuesday to a state commission overseeing horse racing.
Derek, 51, was appointed to fill one of two vacant posts on the California Horse Racing Board, a position requires confirmation by the state Senate and pays $100 per diem.
Derek is a horse lover who has lobbied Congress for the past five years to ban the slaughter of the animals. She also owns the pet care products company Bless the Beasts, which sells such items as dog shampoos, conditioner and fur polish. Read More
Bo Derek is among a whole host of famous people who have pushed very hard in the public and also in Washington, DC to pass the horse slaughter ban. There is no doubt that she will use her new position to continue her efforts to tell you how you can manage your livestock.