Horse Rescue and Equine Welfare News Wrap Up September 2013

Animal welfare investigations, brumby news, racehorse welfare, new careers for standardbreds off the track, emergency rescue and more. mare and foal

Animal Welfare Investigations and Cruelty Cases

Brumbies

Racehorse Welfare

  • Issues of wastage, racehorse rehoming, two year old racing and more were brought to mainstream attention via a feature article in Good Weekend Magazine. Read article and see video online (*Content warning, video contains distressing images) – “They shoot horses, don’t they?”
  • Anti-Jumps Race Protesters Arrested” in South Australia – members of the Coalition for the Protection of Racehorses and Animal Liberation South Australia released a video of the incident on the HorseRacingKills youtube channell (blanket graphic content warning for the HorseRacingKills channel)

Standardbreds

Breeding Welfare

  • We wished happy father’s day to the breeding stallions of Australia on Facebook.

Emergency Rescue

Horse Health

International

Positive posts for sharing

  • Thousands of people have now seen this post about transporting horses, seems it really struck a chord – “Dear Drivers

 

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