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PETA Goes After Oklahoma After The Sooner Schooner Mishap

Oklahoma's Sooner Schooner runs onto the field.

NORMAN, OK - SEPTEMBER 07: The Sooner Schooner rides after a touchdown against the South Dakota Coyotes at Gaylord Family Oklahoma Memorial Stadium on September 7, 2019 in Norman, Oklahoma. The Oklahoma Sooners defeated the South Dakota Coyotes 70-14. (Photo by Brett Deering/Getty Images)

Oklahoma crushed West Virginia on Saturday, but the biggest moment of the contest actually didn't come during play. The school's Sooner Schooner tradition suffered a major mishap when the horses cut too hard, sending the wagon and the students aboard it tumbling to the ground.

It was a scary scene that could have ended up worse, given the fact that nobody was seriously hurt.

PETA, however, is not pleased with the whole situation. The organization tweeted video of the incident, calling for Oklahoma to end the practice.

PETA isn't in favor of Oklahoma using horses for its traditions - calling it "exploitation." It tweeted directly at Oklahoma.

This isn't the first time PETA has weighed in on college sports-related incidents. The organization is against all live mascots - including Georgia's bulldog and Texas' longhorn.

Still, we don't think Oklahoma will be changing the tradition any time soon.

Oklahoma, meanwhile, beat West Virginia 52-14 in a one-sided affair.