Animal welfare law reform could rein in horse owners’ rights

The Victoria State Government has been accused of commercial sidestepping the consultation proposed changes to animal laws that could see licenses brought in for horse events and horse activity. Animal Care Australia (ACA) horses and livestock representative Karri Nadazdy said as a major stakeholder, ACA responded to the ‘Plan for Victoria’s new animal care and … Read more

Licences for horse activity and events on the cards in Victoria

Licenses for any professional horse activity and events in Victoria could be brought under proposed new animal welfare laws. The proposal has been outlined in a plan developed as part of the reform process for the Prevention of Cruelty to Animals Act 1986 and states that anyone ‘showing and exhibiting animals for a commercial purpose’ … Read more

Horses to benefit as Victoria plans update of animal welfare laws

Licenses for any professional horse activity and events in Victoria could be brought under proposed new animal welfare laws. The proposal has been outlined in a plan developed as part of the reform process for the Prevention of Cruelty to Animals Act 1986 and states that anyone ‘showing and exhibiting animals for a commercial purpose’ … Read more