Horse Welfare News

New Equine Welfare Program to give horses a life beyond racing

Racing Minister Grace Grace visited Doomben today to launch a new Animal Welfare Program which will give ...

ISES ’16: Understanding horses to improve training, performance and welfare

Most people agree that improving training methods will help to advance horse performance and welfare. With ...

Animal welfare fund Victoria – round 5 applications open Monday 16 January 2017

The Minister for Agriculture, on behalf of the Victorian Government, is offering financial support to ...

DEFRA/AHT/BEVA Equine Quarterly Disease Surveillance Report

The the latest Defra/AHT/BEVA equine quarterly disease surveillance report. Covers both UK and international ...

Harness Racing Australia goes whip-free

Australian harness racing is banning the use of whips in training and racing from 1 September 2017 in a ...

Research shines light on horse numbers and welfare in Victoria

The welfare of recreational horses in Victoria has become an increasingly important issue, as shown by some of ...

Horses can learn to use symbols to communicate their preferences

“Horses can learn to understand the meaning of abstract symbols and to use these to communicate with humans” ...

Animal welfare reform in Victoria

Animal welfare matters. It’s important to animals; and it’s important to the Victorian community, the ...

Internet horse care advice – what could possibly go wrong?

Through websites, social media and blogs, horse owners have access to information on every topic imaginable ...

Establishment Of Horse Welfare Fund

Racing NSW will establish a Horse Welfare Fund which will be predominately funded by a deduction of 1% of all ...