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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 10 November 2015
This Code of Practice outlines procedures that should be followed by trainers in conjunction with their veterinary surgeons should an outbreak of infectious disease occur in a training yard. Bio-containment describes the measures that should be taken to reduce the spread of a disease within or between premises once an infection has been identified. The […]
Posted on 18 September 2015
Follow the following link below for access to the latest disease surveillance report: http://www.aht.org.uk/skins/Default/pdfs/DEFRA_report_2q_2015.pdf You can also follow: the Equine Influenza Surveillance Scheme – Equiflunet Source: AHT