thoroughbred racing

Working towards whip-free horse racing

Published by: 
RSPCA Australia

It’s a familiar sight in Australia: the jockeys in their bright colours riding beautiful and athletic horses around a racetrack. Amidst all the colour and movement, it’s easy to overlook the black whip that’s held in every jockey’s hand.

Big things are happening against whips in racing

Published by: 
Heather Neil

It’s already been a big year for our work against whips in racing, and we’re not even halfway through 2017 yet.