Are racehorses well looked after?

21 Jul 14

The sport employs over 6,500 people to provide first class care and attention for the 14,000 horses in training, providing them with a level of care and a quality of life that is virtually unsurpassed by any other domesticated animal.

The highest standards of horse welfare are demanded of all jockeys, trainers and racecourses. None of the 1,400+ fixtures held annually in Britain can take place unless key BHA equine welfare criteria have been satisfied.

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