Epidemiology and risk factor analysis of racetrack fatalities

The University of Melbourne

  • Project code: PRJ-000614

  • Project stage: Closed

  • Project start date: Thursday, August 1, 2002

  • Project completion date: Friday, August 31, 2007

  • National Priority: HOR-Thoroughbred diseases and parasites


Thoroughbred Horses

Research Organisation

The University of Melbourne

Objective Summary

This project will deliver an improved understanding of the causes of and risk factors associated with racetrack fatalities. This will translate into strategies to address this complex multifactorial problem. This in turn will result in reduced wastage within the industry and have positive welfare implications.