New EC Equine Medication Control Rules For 2019: Horse Canada 4/15/19

By: Equestrian Canada In keeping with its mission to deliver safe, fair and clean sport, Equestrian Canada (EC) reviews and updates its Equine Medication Control Program on an annual basis. The Equine Medication Control rules can be found in Chapter 10 (pages 41 to 50) of the EC General Regulations, Section A. Additional information and guidelines

Naylor Appointed BHA Director of Integrity and Regulation: TDN 11/7/18

Press Release: Tim Naylor, who joined the British Horseracing Authority permanently as Head of Regulation in March of 2017, has been appointed as the new Director of Integrity and Regulation, the BHA announced on Wednesday. Naylor will be responsible for managing the BHA’s integrity, disciplinary and compliance functions with oversight of licensing, monitoring and investigation

BHA set to drug test horses in Ireland ahead of British flat fixtures: The Irish Times 3/25/18

By: Brian O'Connor The British Horseracing Authority has confirmed it is prepared to drug-test horses trained in Ireland before they race in some of the major flat meetings in Britain this year. Testing was carried out by BHA personnel at the yards of both Willie Mullins and Gordon Elliott prior to the Cheltenham National Hunt festival earlier this month. All samples

BHA investigating possible positive cobalt test: Racing UK 2/11/18

By: Geoffrey Riddle The British Horseracing Authority has revealed that it is investigating a possible positive cobalt test in Britain. The positive test was discovered as part of the BHA’s retrospective testing programme and was included in a batch of around 400 tests from the 2016 season. Speaking to Racing UK’s Luck On Sunday programme

BHA Board confirms review of anti-doping rules: British Horse Racing Authority 1/24/18

Press Release: The British Horseracing Authority (BHA) is to conduct a full review of the sport’s equine anti-doping rules. The decision was approved by the regulator’s Board on Monday this week after it received a briefing on the impact of recent decisions involving anti-doping cases in racing. The new independent disciplinary panel, introduced in 2017,

BHA statement regarding Hughie Morrison result: BHA 12/22/17

Press Release: Regarding the decision of the independent Disciplinary Panel to find trainer Hughie Morrison in breach of Rule (G)2.1 of the Rules of Racing and impose a £1,000 fine, Jamie Stier, Chief Regulatory Officer for the British Horseracing Authority (BHA), said: “Racing is based on fair play and respect for the rules. That’s how

McConvilles Banned for Three Years in Cheltenham Cobalt Case: Racing Post 09/19/17

By: Bruce Jackson The owner and trainer of the hunter chaser withdrawn on Cheltenham Gold Cup day after bloody syringes were found in a bag being taken into the course have been disqualified from racing for three years. The horse's trainer Stephen McConville and his son Michael, the owner and intended rider of Anseanachai Cliste,