Horses

MEDIA RELEASE: RACING NSW FAILS TO REPORT HORSE CRUELTY: Part of racehorse’s tongue “died” and had to be surgically removed after trainer left a tongue tie on, MP exposes in cruelty complaint to RSPCA

Racehorse “My Cousin James” had to have part of his necrotic tongue surgically removed after trainer Steven Phelps failed to remove a tongue tie, a Racing NSW Steward’s Report has revealed. Upper House MP for the Animal Justice Party Mark Pearson issued a formal...

MEDIA RELEASE: “It’s time to ban whips in horse racing and ban sending racehorses to knackeries”: NSW Animal Justice Party MP Mark Pearson to introduce controversial horse racing bill to NSW Parliament

Upper House MP for the Animal Justice Party, Mark Pearson, will introduce a bill to NSW Parliament this month to ban the use of whips, tongue-ties and spurs in horse racing. Mr Pearson is set to introduce his bill to NSW Parliament on Wednesday, November 18. “Whips,...