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RSPCA urges momentum in Harness Racing Australia decision

Sunday, 11th June 2017
RSPCA Australia has today expressed disappointment at news the introduction of whip-free harness racing has been delayed due to issues in the design of the new safety device that will replace the whip

RSPCA statement on use of whips for safety in racing

Monday, 12th December 2016

The RSPCA recognises the importance of safe riding for both jockeys and horses in Thoroughbred racing.

RSPCA welcomes whip ban in harness racing

Saturday, 10th December 2016

The RSPCA has today welcomed the landmark decision by Harness Racing Australia to ban the use of the whip in racing from 1 September 2017.