NZ: Citizens taking their opposition to racing Govt bailout to the streets

Jordan Speith the racehorse. New Zealand. Golf Digest Image.

Press Release. Coalition for the Protection of Racehorses. New Zealand 15th July 2020 Citizens against the New Zealand government's racing industry bailout will take their message to the streets this Saturday. "We will have teams in Wellington and Whanganui taking a stand against the governments $72.5 million bailout to prop up animal cruelty and gambling"… Continue reading NZ: Citizens taking their opposition to racing Govt bailout to the streets

Where are 3,000 horses going each year CPR asks NZ Thoroughbred racing

Racehorses take a turn on the grass in New Zealand

PRESS RELEASE | COALITION FOR THE PROTECTION OF RACEHORSES (27 May 2020) — The Coalition for the Protection of Racehorses (CPR) have compiled a report on the number of thoroughbred horses vanishing from New Zealand Thoroughbred Racing (NZTR) each year and the numbers are staggering. Read here. In January 2020, NZTR issued a complaint against the… Continue reading Where are 3,000 horses going each year CPR asks NZ Thoroughbred racing

Australian racehorse slaughter allegations prompt investigation

An undercover investigation by ABC's 7.30 programme allegedly found hundreds of racehorses being slaughtered in Australia every year after retiring. ( ABC 7.30 )An undercover investigation by ABC's 7.30 programme allegedly found hundreds of racehorses being slaughtered in Australia every year after retiring. ( ABC 7.30 )

THE BBC reports: Australian authorities have launched an investigation into suspected animal cruelty after a TV report revealed the alleged mass slaughter of racehorses. Footage of horses allegedly being mistreated at an abattoir in Queensland caused widespread anger when it was aired on broadcaster ABC on Thursday. On Friday, Queensland authorities sent inspectors to one of… Continue reading Australian racehorse slaughter allegations prompt investigation