VRC & THE INDUSTRY

To ensure the racing industry, including the VRC, is constantly improving in all areas of equine welfare, initiatives and reforms are investigated and implemented. The racing industry welcomes the collaboration with government and other groups to achieve this lasting change.

THE RESILIENCE OF THE RACING INDUSTRY

THE RESILIENCE OF THE RACING INDUSTRY

The global COVID-19 pandemic is a very confronting situation that has impacted everyone. Our thoughts are with every person affected by COVID-19 and the VRC is determined to do its part by taking decisive action to help minimise the spread of the virus including the safety and wellbeing of all industry participants, members, patrons, community and staff, as well as our responsibility to support the 25,000 full-time jobs that Victorian racing underpins.

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BUILDING A NATIONAL APPROACH

BUILDING A NATIONAL APPROACH

A new Independent Working Group has been established to develop a national horse welfare scheme.

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KEEPING TRACK

KEEPING TRACK

Data sharing between Equestrian Australia and Racing Australia will allow for more accurate tracing of thoroughbred horses moving between the industries.

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LEADING THE WAY

LEADING THE WAY

The VRC considers equine health and wellbeing a top priority with many people dedicating their time to ensuring the best possible care for thoroughbreds.

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