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She says neigh! Imogen Anthony (photo) has publicly criticized her friend, former Miss Universe Australia Tegan Martin, because he was ambassador for the Melbourne Cup Carnival

Imogen Anthony unleashes her friend Tegan Martin after being announced as the new Melbourne Cup ambassador – as the animal defender's horse race & # 39; barbaric & # 39; calls

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Kyle Sandilands & # 39; model girlfriend Imogen Anthony is known for her outspoken views on animal rights.

And on Sunday, the 28-year-old publicly criticized her friend, former Miss Universe Australia Tegan Martin, as ambassador for the Melbourne Cup Carnival.

Imogen called Instagram on Instagram and called the horse racing event & # 39; terrible and barbaric & # 39 ;.

She says neigh! Imogen Anthony (photo) has publicly criticized her friend, former Miss Universe Australia Tegan Martin, because he was ambassador for the Melbourne Cup Carnival

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She says neigh! Imogen Anthony (photo) has publicly criticized her friend, former Miss Universe Australia Tegan Martin, because he was ambassador for the Melbourne Cup Carnival

The devastating attack by Imogen was a reaction to Tegan who announced that she would be the official ambassador for the 2019 Melbourne Cup Carnival.

& # 39; Glad to announce that I am the Melbourne Cup Carnival Ambassador for 2019, & # 39; Tegan wrote on Instagram next to a photo of himself posing with a horse.

& # 39; The carnival has always been a favorite time of the year for me and with only 55 days to go it will be a great season, & # 39; she added.

Controversial: Imogen's devastating attack was a reaction to Tegan (photo) who announced she would be the official ambassador for the 2019 Melbourne Cup Carnival

Controversial: Imogen's devastating attack was a reaction to Tegan (photo) who announced she would be the official ambassador for the 2019 Melbourne Cup Carnival

Controversial: Imogen's devastating attack was a reaction to Tegan (photo) who announced she would be the official ambassador for the 2019 Melbourne Cup Carnival

Tegan's & # 39; s post was greeted with a lot of congratulations from other celebrities, including Keira Maguire, Anna Heinrich, Erin Holland and Elyse Knowles.

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However, Imogen was less impressed by the news and criticized Tegan's decision to support the annual event.

She started by insisting that the two women were friends and wrote: & # 39; I love you, but I am a minute & # 39; that person & # 39 ;, what I hate. & # 39;

Unimpressed: Imogen criticized Tegan's decision to support the annual event despite the fact that the two women were friends

Unimpressed: Imogen criticized Tegan's decision to support the annual event despite the fact that the two women were friends

Unimpressed: Imogen criticized Tegan's decision to support the annual event despite the fact that the two women were friends

& # 39; You (Tegan) look beautiful and that horse is beautiful & # 39 ;, she added. & # 39; But the Melbourne Cup is bad. & # 39;

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Imogen went on to say that she and Kyle have first-hand experience working with horses that are barely able to walk & # 39; after a lifetime of racing.

She then described the Melbourne Cup as a & # 39; terrible and barbaric event for the poor, beautiful, defenseless horses involved in it & # 39 ;.

Animal lovers: Imogen and her friend Kyle (left) have first-hand experience working with horses that are barely able to walk & # 39; after a lifetime of racing

Animal lovers: Imogen and her friend Kyle (left) have first-hand experience working with horses that are barely able to walk & # 39; after a lifetime of racing

Animal lovers: Imogen and her friend Kyle (left) have first-hand experience working with horses that are barely able to walk & # 39; after a lifetime of racing

She even claimed that the horse Tegan was pictured with & # 39; could be flogged and shoot at the end & # 39; of the race.

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Imogen decided by telling Tegan she didn't blame her personally, but she wanted people to know the reality of horse racing.

& # 39; It's not your fault honey, & # 39; she wrote. & # 39; You just do work, but I just wish people would recognize what it really is for these poor horses: pure and utter torture. & # 39;

Not your fault: Imogen concluded by telling Tegan (photo) that she didn't blame her personally, but she wanted people to know the reality of horse racing

Not your fault: Imogen concluded by telling Tegan (photo) that she didn't blame her personally, but she wanted people to know the reality of horse racing

Not your fault: Imogen concluded by telling Tegan (photo) that she didn't blame her personally, but she wanted people to know the reality of horse racing

This is not the first time that Imogen is critical of the Melbourne Cup.

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Last year she had provocative words for the horse racing industry prior to the annual race.

Imogen argued at the time about Instagram and claimed that the industry & # 39; really f ** ked & # 39; was, before he attacked drunk race visitors who signed an event & # 39; that is killing horses & # 39 ;.

& # 39; The number of horses being beaten, bones, or cardiac arrest is really terrible, & # 39; she wrote.

Daily Mail Australia has contacted Tegan and Imogen for comments.

Not the first time: Imogen has been a critic of horse racing for years

Not the first time: Imogen has been a critic of horse racing for years

Not the first time: Imogen has been a critic of horse racing for years

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