Take action to help race horses: 7-14 April

For those horrified by the horse deaths at the 2018 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 19 Mar 2018

National disgrace

Take action for race horses!

Animal Aid has launched an e-petition urging the government to set up an independent regulatory body, with horse welfare as its only interest, which will take meaningful action to stop horses dying.

Posted 15 Feb 2018


Many Clouds tribute at Cheltenham

A year on since the death of race horse Many Clouds at Cheltenham, the racecourse is, at this weekend’s race meeting, screening a film about the horse, whilst his trainer, Oliver Sherwood, is taking a...

Posted 25 Jan 2018

Leighton Aspell riding Many Clouds By Dan Heap - IMG_9918, CC BY 2.0,

Increase in race horse deaths recorded by Animal Aid

Race Horse Deathwatch Review 2017 Animal Aid was able to find out about 159* horses who died as a result of racing on British racecourses in 2017. The number of fatalities is well above the 2016...

Posted 22 Jan 2018