It’s National Volunteer Week!
CPR wouldn’t be here today if it were not for the hard work of dedicated volunteers, and we are always looking to expand. If you are passionate about racehorse welfare and want to dedicate some of your spare time to create a better world for them you can fill out a volunteer form via our website - we are active in Vic, SA, NSW, QLD, WA and Tas.
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We LOVE our mums – which is why we can’t bear to think about other mums suffering, but it is the unfortunate truth for many broodmares who breed foals for the racing industry.
Each year in Australia, there are thousands of broodmares who are sent to slaughter when they are no longer considered commercially viable in the eyes of the industry. That is, when they can no longer produce foals.
Most of them w
This Mother’s Day, we will be remembering the thousands of female racehorses who go into breeding when they are no longer profitable on the racetrack. Many will be kept in foal constantly year after year, until they can no longer produce any more foals.
While a few lucky broodmares may be given a second chance when their breeding years are over, many are discarded and sent to slaughter as they are no longer c