14 horses have already died on tracks around Australia in 2014. With the heatwave that has been in effect for the past month, we feel its time for State Governments to intervene and hold an enquiry into horse racing in the heat.
We have called for reviews of a hot weather policy that allows horses to compete in high temperatures, and you can read more about it in this article from the Murray Mail.
3 year old filly ‘Kiss A Rose’ collapsed and died in the mounting yard after finishing 10th in race 7 on Saturday February 1st at Caulfield.
A few weeks ago, CPR raised their concerns to Racing Victoria about horses racing in extreme heat. And this is why. Kiss A Rose died of an aortic aneurism, which many will say is unrelated to the current Melbourne heat wave and the welfare concerns that come with i
The face of a failed racehorse sold for pet meat recently at a Victorian sale yard. These are the eyes that remind us to keep on going and to work even harder to create a better world for not just racehorses, but all horses.
We’d like to reassure ourselves and our supporters and say this sort of cruelty is uncommon, but when approximately 15,000-18,000 horses are sent to slaughter each and every year, it̵