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RSPCA statement on death of The Cliffsofmoher in the 2018 Melbourne Cup

Tuesday, 6th November 2018

RSPCA Australia joins Australians across the nation in being deeply saddened by the death of The Cliffsofmoher following his injury during the first 600 metres of today’s Melbourne Cup race

RSPCA demands action to end widespread tongue tie use in horse racing

Tuesday, 10th July 2018

The RSPCA is calling on all Australian horse racing codes to address the widespread use of tongue ties due to the serious and unnecessary animal welfare issues they are inflicting on horses

RSPCA welcomes bill to prevent live export of ponies, donkeys and horses for slaughter

Tuesday, 26th June 2018

The RSPCA has today welcomed the introduction of the Export Control Amendment (Equine Live Export for Slaughter Prohibition) Bill 2018 into the Senate by Senators Derryn Hinch and

Love a party, but hate horses being whipped? The RSPCA says you’re not alone

Monday, 6th November 2017

While racegoers and punters are anticipating the race that stops the nation, the RSPCA has launched its ‘Love Parties, Hate Whips’ camp

21,000+ Australians say ‘no!’ to live export of horses: RSPCA petition tabled in Parliament

Friday, 15th September 2017

The concerns and signatures of more than 21,000 caring Australians have been presented in Parliament as part of efforts to stop any possibility of the live export of Australian horses, poni

The RSPCA’s ‘Birthday Wish List’ on behalf of Aussie horses

Tuesday, 1st August 2017

Traditionally, the 1st of August is recognised in the Southern Hemisphere as every horse’s birthday.