Racing Victoria is committed to developing world-leading equine welfare practices. Horses are the centrepiece of our industry and we are committed to ensuring that they are afforded the appropriate care and attention both during and after their racing life.
Equine Welfare Hotline
If you have any issues, concerns or complaints regarding the welfare of thoroughbred racehorses in Victoria please contact the Racing Victoria Equine Welfare Hotline on 1300 139 401.
Our Equine Welfare Manager, Lauren Maggs, will manage your call and any information can be supplied on a strictly confidential basis.
Learn about Racing Victoria's position on Equine Welfare within the Victorian Thoroughbred Racing Industry.
At all stages during training and racing, the welfare of the horse should be the primary consideration. Discover more here.
Learn more about Racing Victoria's 2016 Equine Welfare Strategy.
View the key focus points of the Equine Welfare and Veterinary Services Department at Racing Victoria.
Caring for racehorses is in our blood. We are committed to ensuring the highest quality of life pre, during and post-racing careers.