From owners, to trainers, stablehands and jockeys, all within Victorian racing share a common bond. They are #hereforthehorses every day pursuing a career or hobby within racing because of their love of the horse. They are dedicated and passionate about the thoroughbred and its welfare before, during and after racing.
The #hereforthehorses platform provides the Victorian racing community and its partners with an opportunity to project their shared values and demonstrate their love of the horse. All within the Victorian racing industry are being encouraged to share how they put the horse first every day and use the hashtag #hereforthehorses.
Learn more about Racing Victoria's three-year Equine Welfare Strategic Plan.
View information on the Off The Track program which aims to facilitate the placement of retired thoroughbred racehorses in second careers.
View all information on Veterinary care for your racehorse.
View the key focus points of the Equine Welfare and Veterinary Services Department at Racing Victoria.
A dedicated resources page to help you prepare for a bushfire.
This form is available to report any concerns regarding the welfare of thoroughbred racehorses in Victoria.
If you have any concerns regarding the welfare of thoroughbred racehorses in Victoria please contact the Racing Victoria Equine Welfare Department via email firstname.lastname@example.org or by phone on 03 9258 4258. Information can be supplied on a strictly confidential basis.