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

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3 Ways You Can Help Racehorses This Melbourne Cup Day (And Spring Carnival)

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22 October, 2017Posted In : Uncategorized

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