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In British racing the use of a foam padded, air cushioned whip is permitted, with strict controls on its use. 2022 Whip Report As part of the independent Horse Welfare Board (HWB)’s strategic plan, A … More

The whip

11 Oct 2018

Equine welfare in British horseracing Horseracing in Britain is among the world’s best regulated animal activities. Responsibility for the care of our animals rests with everyone in the sport. From … More

Horse welfare in British racing

10 Oct 2018

We are committed to raising safeguarding awareness and empowering everyone we engage with to identify and report concerns. It is vital that young people involved in racing have a positive and fulfilling experience … More


5 Apr 2018