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ACTION ALERT: Help Stop Horse Abuse at Laverton Knackery! PLEASE SIGN !
Animals  (tags: australian, thoroughbreds, racehorses, abused, beaten, suffering, laws, welfare, knackery )

- 2377 days ago -
Unwanted horses are being beaten, neglected and savagely slaughtered at a Victorian knackery that kills horses for pet food. An undercover investigation by Animals Australia member society -- the Coalition for Protection of Racehorses
Animals  (tags: young immature racehorses, thoroughbreds, forced high speed, breakdowns, death, banning, legalisation, two year old, cruelty )

- 2833 days ago -
In the spring of their second year, thoroughbred racehorses are forced to perform in reckless speed trials known as "under tack shows" to impress prospective buyers at auctions
Landmark Bill to Stop Drug Use in Horse Racing
Animals  (tags: legalisation, thoroughbreds, horse racing, banning drugs, injuries, horse welfare, horse protection )

- 2962 days ago -
"The doping of injured horses and forcing them to compete is deplorable and must be stopped. Despite repeated promises from the racing industry to end this practice, meaningful action and oversight has yet to come forth. This legislation will bring much-
Naming a Thoroughbred Horse
Animals  (tags: animals, horses, thoroughbreds, naming racehorses )

- 3418 days ago -
All horse names must be approved by the Jockey Club and there are a lot of rules about what you can't use: I found this information interesting. I hope you will too.
Owners, Breeders Urged to Support Racehorse Retirement
Animals  (tags: jockey club, horses retired, retirment fund, safety, home, adoption, thoroughbreds )

- 3446 days ago -
The Jockey Club is urging owners and breeders in the US to join its programme that helps in securing futures for retiring racehorses. Its voluntary checkoff programme allows owners and breeders to contribute to its thoroughbred
The Slaughterhouses Where Racehorses Are Retired
Animals  (tags: racehorses, slaughtered, thoroughbreds, cruelty, ferdinand )

- 3661 days ago -
While millions of viewers watch this year's Belmont Stakes, former champions like Charismatic and War Emblem are half a world away in Japan. Thousands of other less famous U.S.-bred thoroughbreds have also been exported overseas for breeding and racing.
PLEASE TAKE ACTION: Stop the Export of Racehorses to Japan!!!!
Animals  (tags: racehorses, thoroughbreds, sold to japan, slaughtered, suffering, cruelty )

- 3661 days ago -
I was deeply troubled to learn that today's racing stars may be sold to Japanese thoroughbred breeders and, like Ferdinand, end up in a slaughterhouse. PETA's undercover investigation of the largest horse slaughterhouse in Japan shows that no horses are
Dogs' Plight a Lesson for Horse Racing?
Animals  (tags: greyhounds, adoptions, rescue organizations, retirements, horse racing, thoroughbreds, rehoming )

- 3708 days ago -
As the Thoroughbred industry seeks to build on and create new programs to deal with horses that can no longer race, it could learn lessons from Greyhound racing, which has a history of successful adoption programs and first-hand knowledge of the power of
The Terror of Thoroughbred Horseracing
Animals  (tags: horses, racing, thoroughbreds, animals, AnimalWelfare, AnimalCruelty, environment, protection )

- 3721 days ago -
Horse racing is an international, multi-million dollar industry, which means that one of the last thing participants care about is the well-being of the horses.
Thoroughbred Retirement Foundation
Animals  (tags: horses, thoroughbreds, retired, animals, AnimalWelfare, environment, habitat, protection )

- 3757 days ago -
It is a place for Thoroughbreds to go when their racing days are behind them, a place where they will be safe, healthy and well cared for. It is a place that offers a humane alternative to the dire possibilities that have long faced a great majority of
Farm Owners Work to Save Thoroughbreds From Slaughter
Animals  (tags: horses, thoroughbreds, rescue )

- 4488 days ago -
Every year thousands of thoroughbred horses are foaled, but only a small fraction are destined to become known on Kentucky Derby day. The larger world of thoroughbred racing saunters on relatively undetected by the general public, in a tiered system of

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