The Melbourne Cup may be marketed as a fun day out for punters, but there’s no dressing up the fact that it’s a death sentence for many horses. In the 2014 Cup, one horse sustained a catastrophic leg… Continue reading.
Only weeks into 2014, 17 horses have died on Australian racetracks. The latest victims, Bit of a Bash and Little Pablo, both of whom died in Victoria, and 6-year-old gelding Jhelum, who was euthanised after colliding with another… Continue reading.
The recent report on the horse-racing industry on ABC’s Four Corners brought the plight of thousands of horses used for racing into the public eye. The disturbing video footage from the Coalition for the Protection of Racehorses shows… Continue reading.