Veterinary science and racecourse improvements have helped to significantly reduce horse fatalities

Thursday, 12 March 2015

Improvements in safety measures on Britain's racecourses and advances in veterinary science have helped to reduce the risk of injury and the number of fatalities in horseracing. Racecourse fatalities have fallen by a third over the last 20 years and the sport has also benefited from its investment of over £27 million since 2000 in veterinary research and education projects.