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

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

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  • The Whip

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

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  • Wastage

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    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

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    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

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    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 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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5 reasons Racing Australia must now ban the whip too

12 December, 2016Posted In : News , The Whip

In a world first, Harness Racing Australia has announced they will ban the whip in racing and even t READ MORE

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VICTORY: Whips to be banned in harness racing!

12 December, 2016Posted In : News , The Whip

Whips hurt racehorses. There's no doubt about it. And science even proves it. Now, in a world-first, READ MORE

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3 ways you can help racehorses on Melbourne Cup Day

27 October, 2016Posted In : News

If you think the race that stops the nation is no cause for celebration, here are 3 really awesome w READ MORE