Committees - Horse Welfare Committee


HORSE WELFARE COMMITTEE

Introduction

The Executive Council established the ‘Horse Welfare Committee’ in 2010 to take care of this crucial subject.

Terms of reference

To promote best practice, harmonisation and information exchange across Racing nations in all matters as they relate to the welfare of the horse, including establishing general guidance on and standards for the care and safety of horses.

To raise awareness amongst participants and third parties of horse welfare and establish permanent contact with welfare organisations;

To work with the International Movements of Horses Committee and the Advisory Committee on Prohibited Substances and Practices


IFHA Principles of Good Practice - Emergency Euthanasia of Horses on a Racecourse



Current Membership

Chairman Mr Jamie STIER (GB)
Vice Chairman Dr Craig SUANN (AU)

Members
Mr Matt IULIANO (US)
Dr Motoki ITO (JP)
Dr Paul-Marie GADOT (FR)
Dr Brian STEWART (AU)
Dr Alberto COSTA (AR)
Dr Rick ARTHUR (US)
Dr Peter CURL (HK)
Mr Andrew HARDING (HK)

Ex-offico members
Dr W Theodore HILL (IGSRV US)
Dr Roland DEVOLZ (IFHA)
Mr Andrew CHESSER (IFHA)
Dr Kanichi KUSANO (JP)