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It’s no secret that ‘the race that stops a nation’ has been stopping the nation for all the wrong reasons...
If you see a horse with blood in its nostrils after a race (which is, fortunately, uncommon), it’s likely to...
While horse racing antis will claim that the reason for euthanising a horse with a broken leg is a financial...
One of the main arguments against horse racing is the use of whips. It’s a contentious issue with an emotional...
Horseracing is a hot topic on social media, but why did horseracing become controversial? It’s nothing new Think horseracing is...
Whether they’re racing for $15 million or $15,000 in prizemoney, thoroughbred racehorses are given a high standard of care and...
Racehorses are athletes. Logically no athlete is going to perform at their peak unless they are fit, healthy, and happy.
Horses are physically built to gallop, and gallop fast. They have long, slender limbs attached to large bodies of muscle,...
It is absolute on all the data sets that the training and racing of 2-year-old thoroughbreds has no ill effect...
Racing has a principle of ‘drug free’ racing. Under the rules of Australian racing, no horse is allowed to run...
There are plenty of good reasons to house racehorses in stables, and none of them are to make it more...
Fortunately, deaths are very rare in Australia, and, of course, we’re trying to eliminate them entirely. Whilst none of the...
It is true that horse racing relies on the thoroughbred racehorse; without the horse, there is no horse racing or...