The British Horseracing Authority (BHA) has today announced the completion of a Review of its Anti-doping and Medication Control Policy (‘the Policy’). Continue reading
The leading organisations in British Racing today launched a national campaign at Sandown Park’s Tingle Creek Christmas Festival to raise awareness of the high standards of equine welfare and care given to racehorses.
Gerard Butler disqualified from racing for five years having admitted all seven charges against him. The Newmarket trainer attended a disciplinary panel of the British Horseracing Authority last month, and they have announced Butler admitted to all seven charges against him relating to samples of an anabolic steroid found in horses in his care.
The British Horseracing Authority (BHA) has today announced an amendment to the Rules of Racing which means that a trainer may be charged if certain prohibited substances are administered to horses in their care or control, without the requirement for a positive sample to have been obtained.
The British Horseracing Authority (BHA) has updated its Ringworm – Certificate of Non-Contagiousness, to include all licensed UK products for the treatment of ringworm. Norofulvin oral paste and granules have been added to the list, and the dose required for treatment with Imaverol has been included.
The next ARVS Casualty Management Seminar takes place on the 2nd/3rd December 2013 at the Aintree Racecourse. Please read on to book a place or view the days’ agenda of events.
If you would like to reserve your place on the next ARVS Casualty Management Seminar please complete a CMS 2013 Registration Form.
The agenda for the course can be seen here.
The British Horseracing Authority (BHA) has today announced the conclusion of the investigation into the use of Sungate, a veterinary product which contains stanozolol, an anabolic steroid and therefore a prohibited substance under the Rules of Racing.
The ARVS are running a firearms course on the 21st November, near Redditch in Worcestershire.
The course is aimed at all those who use firearms in practice, and at racecourses. The course will cover safe handling, maintenance, storage and use of firearms.
For further details of the course please access the Members Area and the section on Courses/Events.
The Association of Racecourse Veterinary Surgeons is offering a Memorial Award to celebrate Ray’s life and remember him. This will be to honour a veterinarian who, like Ray, works quietly and enthusiastically in racing, but may not necessarily receive recognition for their endeavours. If you know someone suitable for this award, please contact an ARVS Committee member or contact us at email@example.com .
We will award a trophy and a travel voucher to the recipient at the Casualty Management Seminar, held each year in late November/early December.
All Anabolic Steroids, regardless of the route or site of administration, are prohibited substances, as defined by the Rules of Racing, when found to be present in a horse’s system, either in training or on a raceday.