Thursday, March 25, 2021 at 10:22 am |Back to: Top News Europe
Updated: March 25, 2021 at 10:25 am
Britain's Horse Welfare Board, established to produce a strategy that unites the whole industry and drives continuous improvement in the realm of racehorse aftercare, on Thursday released its Aftercare Funding Review. The report's recommendations touch on funding, focus and integration, traceability and data, accreditation, community, education and communication and are designed to cover any horse bred for racing. The report makes recommendations that will reform the structure of aftercare provision and build trust in racing's equine welfare processes, including having Retraining of Racehorses take on a significant role as the face of the initiative on behalf of the industry.
Barry Johnson, chair of the Horse Welfare Board, said, “Racing has continued to put welfare at the forefront of the sport and this review's recommendations will continue to ensure we support that progress. We can see that there is much …