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Posted on 21 November 2017
The BHA have announced a new rule which requires trainers to declare when a horse has had wind surgery. The declaration of wind surgery will be required for horses which have previously raced and must be made prior to their first run after wind surgery. The new rule will be implemented for races run on, […]
Posted on 15 November 2017
France Galop: mandatory vaccination against Equine Herpes Virus The British Horseracing Authority (BHA) would like to make industry participants aware that France Galop has amended its Rules of Racing to make vaccination against Equine Herpes Virus mandatory for all Thoroughbreds in training and racing in France. The BHA will not be advocating mandatory vaccination against […]
Posted on 20 October 2017
The BHA have advised that the “VO29 Ringworm – Certificate of Non-Contagiousness” form has been updated following a period of consultation with the BHA Veterinary Committee and the National Trainers Federation. The old VO29 form will not be accepted on racecourses from 01 December 2017. The new form is available here.
Posted on 27 January 2017
The last thing a trainer needs is for a horse to return a positive sample post-race, despite following all of the rules on medication control when managing a horse’s recovery from injury, back to the racecourse. Yet, this is what some trainers have faced in relation to intra-articular administration of corticosteroids. The National Trainers Federation (NTF) are working […]
Posted on 16 July 2016
New FREE iPhone App A new horse health iPhone app named EquiBioSafe, has been launched to aid bio-security across the industry. The app will be:- Free and available to all – by both smartphone and tablet. Convenient – providing disease control advice, wherever you are. Helpful to everyone involved with horses – to prevent infectious disease and […]
Posted on 22 June 2016
The Welfare and Safety of the Racehorse Summit is organised by The US Jockey Club and Grayson-Jockey Club Research Foundation. The summit is held annually every June in Lexington, Kentucky and is FREE and open to the public. It attracts international speakers and brings together a cross-section of the breeding, racing and veterinary communities from around the world, […]