The Coalition For The Protection Of Racehorses was established to advocate for racehorses. Our strategic plan includes undercover investigation, public awareness campaigns and political lobbying.

  • Jumps Racing


    Join us in the fight to ban this dangerous “sport” in ALL Australian states.

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  • The Whip


    Whipping horses repeatedly inflicts physical and psychological pain and increases the likelihood of injury.

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  • Wastage


    When horses are no longer financially viable a significant number are sent to the knackery to be killed.

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  • Racehorse Retirement Plan


    Read our proposal to Racing Australia calling for 1% of all betting turnover to establish a retirement plan.

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  • Two-year-old Racing


    Horses are not skeletally mature until five years of age. Subsequently, a significant number sustain injuries in their first year of racing and do not return.

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  • Become A Supporter


    Become a CPR supporter now, by signing up to make monthly donations. Learn more about how your donation helps.

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Become a Volunteer

Our team is run entirely by dedicated volunteers, who are members of the public just like you. If you are concerned about the welfare of horses in the racing industry and would like to help, please get in touch. Volunteer now


5 Reasons To Avoid The Races This Spring Season

01 October, 2017Posted In : Uncategorized

Going to the races might seem like harmless fun. But hidden behind the glitz of racing are hundreds READ MORE


NSW Leads The Way On Racehorse Welfare

11 September, 2017Posted In : Uncategorized

Since our inception in 2008, the Coalition for the Protection of Racehorses has continued to campaig READ MORE

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The Shocking Number Of Racehorses Killed This Year

16 August, 2017Posted In : News , Uncategorized

The racing year ends on July 31 every year, and starts again on August 1, also known as the ‘Horse READ MORE