Category Archives: Activism

Horse Stories: Jimminy ~ Orphan of an Aerial Cull

This is the story of a foal named Jimminy. He was the only horse remaining after a 2008 cull of 662 horses at Frazier Downs south of Broome in Western Australia. If you’ve guessed that this is a sad story, … Continue reading

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Help Give Horse Rescues a Boost on Facebook

A lot of people think they can’t do much to help horses in need, but it’s not true! You can help horses and other equines FOR FREE, from the comfort of your very own Facebook account. If you’ve ever wanted … Continue reading

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Want to see jumps racing banned? Let people know!

Do you think it’s time that South Australia and Victoria fell into line with the rest of Australia? Now is the perfect time to let people know! South Australia will have an opportunity to ban jumps racing soon, as the … Continue reading

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Anti-Jumps Racing Demonstration in Melbourne this Friday, 6th May 2011

Today saw the death of the 5th jumps racing horse for the 2011 jumps racing season. A demonstration will be held this Friday, the 6th of May in Melbourne. Details, as posted on the Ban Jumps Racing Facebook page: “THIS … Continue reading

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Quick Jumps Racing Update

In this update: Another fatal jumping fall, add your voice to the campaign right now from your computer, and a fundraising event this Friday in Victoria. A horse named Hammerblow has been euthanised after a fall in a South Australian … Continue reading

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Wild Horse Welfare Update ~ Carnarvon Aerial Culls and Humane Management at Lake Gregory

In this update: aerial culling set to resume in Carnarvon Qld, and humane management plans moving forward at Lake Gregory in WA. Aerial culling of brumbies is back in the mainstream media after a report this week that culling is … Continue reading

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Racehorse Welfare Update ~ Jumps Racing and Sydney Anti-Whip Demonstration

Jumps Racing in Victoria and South Australia is back in the news, with the start of the Victorian season unfortunately seeing the euthanasia of a horse named Casa Boy after a fall on the first day of racing at Warnambool. … Continue reading

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Horse Meat in Australia ~ Response to Des Houghton’s Opinion Piece “They eat horses don’t they? Yes and so should we”

An opinion piece titled “They eat horses don’t they? Yes and so should we” by Des Houghton in Queensland’s Courier Mail newspaper has freshly renewed both outcry and dismay over “celebrity butcher” Vince Gareffa’s move to make the sale of … Continue reading

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Beautiful Video of The Lake Gregory Project ~ Wild Horses of the Kimberley

This video is a must-watch for anyone who has been following the story of the wild horses at Lake Gregory. Letters written by thousands of people helped these horses, and you can read about how previous plans to cull them … Continue reading

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Brumbies from the Kimberley in WA to be Trucked to Qld for Slaughter

There has been a significant new development in the story of the Lake Gregory brumbies. An article in the West Australian newspaper today has revealed that the majority of the approximately 2,000-5,000 horses, will now be trucked to Queensland to … Continue reading

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