Increase in race horse deaths in 2018

According to the racing regulator, the British Horseracing Authority (BHA), more horses died in 2018 than the previous year, with 202 recorded fatalities. In fact, 2018 was the worst year for horse deaths since 2014....

Posted 06 Feb 2019

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Whip abuse on the increase in the racing industry

For the last three years the number of breaches of the whip regulations in British racing has risen – as has the number of jockeys breaking the rules, the number of jockeys being referred to...

Posted 30 Jan 2019

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Yet another horse killed at Cheltenham

On Friday 26 October, eight-year-old Havana Beat fell at a downhill hurdle at the notorious deathtrap racecourse. His injuries were so severe that he had to be destroyed. Animal Aid believes that this highlights the...

Posted 28 Oct 2018

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