AQHA Announces ‘Racing Integrity Teams’ in Partnership with Racetracks, Racing Commissions: Daily Racing Form 5/11/17

By: Mary Rampellini The American Quarter Horse Association announced Thursday that it has been teaming up with racetracks and racing commissions to "deploy Racing Integrity Teams to racing events." The team's tasks vary, from performing searches of barns, stalls or cars, surveillance of horses, sharing intelligence with local enforcement, and other integrity-oriented duties. Sam Houston

‘Boots on the Ground’ Gets a Big Push from AQHA: THA Racing.Com 4/21/17

By: Jennie Rees The American Quarter Horse Association is pioneering cost-effective loaner integrity teams that provide investigative reinforcements for the sport’s big-event days. The AQHA program was the main focus of discussion during an April 19 panel called “Policing the Backside: A View from the Front Line” on the second of the three-day Association of

ARCI Welfare, Integrity Conference Continues: The Horse 4/20/17

By: Edited Press Release The American Quarter Horse Association (AQHA) is pioneering cost-effective loaner integrity teams that provide investigative reinforcements for the sprint sport’s big-event days. That program was the main focus of Wednesday’s discussion on “Policing the Backside: A View from the Front Line” at the Association of Racing Commissioners International’s (ARCI) 83rd annual

Regulators Discuss Adding Backstretch Investigators: Blood-Horse 4/19/17

By: Frank Angst In an era where some states have faced budget cuts, racing regulators talked April 19 about creative ways to place more investigators on the backstretch as a way of discovering wrongdoing and deterring future bad behavior. The talk of such approaches was one of four panel discussions on a busy Wednesday at

Uniformity Meeting: AQHA.Com 12/12/16

By: AQHA In conjunction with the recent University of Arizona Race Track Industry Program's Global Racing and Gaming Symposium in Tucson, Arizona, the American Quarter Horse Association hosted a meeting with racing jurisdictions. The meeting was called in a quest for uniformity in rules across jurisdictions. There were 31 people in attendance, representing organizations including AQHA,