horse racing

Working towards whip-free horse racing

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RSPCA Australia

It‚Äôs a familiar sight in Australia: the jockeys in their bright colours riding beautiful and athletic horses around a racetrack. Amidst all the colour and movement, it‚Äôs easy to overlook the black whip that‚Äôs held in every jockey‚Äôs hand.

Racehorse welfare – what’s happened since ‘The Final Race’ was aired on the ABC?

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RSPCA Australia

You might remember in October 2019, the ABC 7.30 program ‘The Final Race’ brought an unprecedented level of attention to the fate of racing horses in Australia, when they’re no longer

Big things are happening against whips in racing

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Heather Neil

It‚Äôs already been a big year for our work against whips in racing, and we‚Äôre not even halfway through 2017 yet.