horse welfare

Are jockeys whipping their horses for “safety reasons”?

Published by: 
Heather Neil

The RSPCA welcomes the suggestion from several leading racing commentators that whips might be used for safety and emergency reasons only.

Harness racing takes the lead in horse welfare

Published by: 
Heather Neil

“[This] decision was not taken lightly, but was made on our own initiative because we believe it is the right decision at the right time.