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Apr 22

On Thursday April 9 2015, RSPCA South Australia Animal Welfare Advocate Dr Di Evans conducted an interview on the topic of jumps racing with a UniSA Journalism student for UniSA Online Radio. ... Read More

Apr 16

Reassessing the situation

Posted by Dr Dianne Evans, Animal Welfare Advocate, RSPCA South Australia in The Illogical Races

Black Moon made headlines for all the wrong reasons this week. The six-year-old’s death at Oakbank on Monday morning was covered by news outlets around the country. ... Read More

Apr 13

So close, yet so far

Posted by Dr Dianne Evans, Animal Welfare Advocate, RSPCA South Australia in The Illogical Races

It has been a long battle to eradicate jumps from Australian racetracks. As the Australian Jumps Racing Association boasts, the first races date back to Sydney in 1832. ... Read More

Apr 08

The One Who Died

Posted by RSPCA South Australia in The Horses

Art Success was a 10-year-old gelding who raced in the 2012 Great Eastern Steeplechase at Oakbank. It was his final start. ... Read More

Apr 08

The One Who Survived

Posted by RSPCA South Australia in The Horses

Seriously injured in just his fifth jumps race, Bear was destined for the knackery. Instead the six-year-old now calls a paddock in the Adelaide Hills home. He is one of the lucky ones. ... Read More