The Cheltenham Festival

The Cheltenham Festival is held every March and is a relentless killer of race horses who die, undeniably, in the most horrific of circumstances. Cheltenham is one of the most dangerous racecourses in the world for a horse to step foot upon.

Racing’s welfare regulator, the British Horseracing Authority (BHA) and the Racecourse – which is owned by the Jockey Club – must take responsibility for the deaths. Between them, they have failed race horses on a huge scale. As such, they should be replaced by a singular independent welfare body that would take meaningful action to stop horses from losing their lives.

Take action

  1. Write to your MP
  2. Order leaflets to hand out

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