Have you identified or are aware of a potential equine welfare concern? Everyone has a role in ensuring good welfare for horses across the industry and throughout their lives.

Please note:

  • Racing Victoria has jurisdiction over licensed persons, registered persons, licensed premises and registered thoroughbreds. If your concern does not relate to one of these, please contact the RSPCA.
  • Your details will remain anonymous (unless you otherwise inform us that you do not wish to remain anonymous). In any event, we collect your details in case we need to contact you for further information.
  • The more information you can provide in relation to the horse, location and circumstance, the better Racing Victoria will be able to investigate and ensure the welfare of the horse. Photographs are extremely helpful to identify the horse and the condition it is in.

This below form should take 5-10 minutes to complete.

Safeguarding Concern Form

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Section 1: Your details
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Section 2: Details of the person who has a concern
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Section 3: Details of the concern
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Racing Victoria (ACN 096 917 930) is the Principal Racing Authority responsible for governing thoroughbred racing in Victoria. Racing Victoria has collected your personal information on this form, including your name, contact details and license information (if any).

The purpose of collecting your personal information is for our legitimate interests, including to ensure the welfare of thoroughbred horses within Victoria. Racing Victoria will use this information for that purpose, and we may also use it to comply with our regulatory and legal obligations and/or contact you in response to the information you have submitted.

If the personal information is not collected, we may not be able to verify the legitimacy of the information submitted on this form..

We otherwise use, disclose and handle your personal information in accordance with our Privacy Policy available at https://www.racingvictoria.com.au/privacy-policyIf you are concerned about a possible interference with your privacy, please contact Racing Victoria’s Privacy Officer at privacyofficer@racingvictoria.net.au . Privacy complaints to Racing Victoria must be made in writing.

Please contact Racing Victoria's Equine Welfare Officers at equinewelfare@racingvictoria.net.au or phone (03) 9258 4258 if you would like to discuss your concern further.