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Horse Racing Awareness Week – 1-8 April 2017

For those horrified by the horse deaths at the 2017 Cheltenham Festival, please make a pledge to help with Animal Aid's Horse Racing Awareness Week, which takes place in the days leading up to the...

Posted 22 Mar 2017

Consul De Thaix Killed at Cheltenham

After disturbing scenes of horse suffering on the first day of the Cheltenham Festival, day two claimed a victim in the first race of the afternoon when 5-year-old gelding Consul De Thaix broke his neck...

Posted 15 Mar 2017

Please speak out for grey squirrels!

We need your help to stop disturbing new plans to continue with a mass cull of grey squirrels, and even recruit volunteers who will bludgeon these animals to death. The plans are part of a...

Posted 08 Mar 2017

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Race Horse Deathwatch: The Shocking Toll

Ten years ago, Animal Aid launched a new initiative, entitled Race Horse Deathwatch. The aim of the project was to publish information about the deaths of horses who were killed as a result of racing,...

Posted 07 Mar 2017

Horse deaths at the 2016 Cheltenham Festival

Horse deaths at the 2016 Cheltenham Festival

See our innovative infographic, which shows the horses who died at the 2016 Cheltenham Festival. Please share widely, and ask your friends and family not to bet on Cheltenham.

Posted 07 Mar 2017

Find out the truth about grey squirrels

In today’s news (24 February), grey squirrels are being unfairly scapegoated for the decline of the red squirrel. There has even been mention of horrific plans to allow volunteers to kill grey squirrels in a...

Posted 24 Feb 2017

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