Committees - Advisory Council


ADVISORY COUNCIL ON EQUINE PROHIBITED SUBSTANCES AND PRACTICES
 
Introduction
 
On October 1988, the International Conference decided to set up an Advisory Council of Racing Analysts and Veterinarians entrusted with the technical aspects of threshold setting when the need arise.

The composition of the Advisory Council was agreed as follows :

Composition
 

- Two members nominated by the International Group of Specialist Racing Veterinarians (IGSRV),
- Two members nominated by the Association of Official Racing Chemists (AORC).

The members are appointed by the Executive Council of the IFHA.

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Terms of reference
 

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The Council was renamed :

- from 1991 to 1994 : Advisory Council on Veterinary and Doping Problems
- from 1995 to 2002 : Advisory Council on Doping Control
- from 2003 onwards : Advisory Council on Prohibited Substances.

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In October 2013, the IFHA Executive Council members confirmed the terms of reference and agreed on the new composition of the Advisory Council as follows :
Chairman
 
Vice Chairman
 
IGSRV nominees
 
AORC nominees
 
Co-opted member:
Representative of the US Medication and Drug Testing
consortium
Ex-officio members:
President of AORC and President of IGSRV

 

Current Membership
 
Chairman
Prof. Ed HOUGHTON, GB
Vice Chairman
Dr. Yves BONNAIRE, FR
IGSRV nominees:
Dr. Craig SUANN, AUS
Dr. Rick ARTHUR, USA
AORC nominees:
Dr. Terence WAN, HK
Dr. Yves BONNAIRE, FR
President AORC:
Mr. Philip TEALE, UK
Chairman IGSRV:
Dr. Brian STEWART, HK
IFHA Technical Advisory:
Dr. Roland DEVOLZ, FR
Asian Racing Federation:
Dr. Kanichi KUSANO, JPN
IFHA:
Mr. Andrew HARDING, HK
OSAF:
Dr. Mirtes VELLETRI DE SOUZA, BRZ
Racing Medication and Testing Consortium:
Dr. Dionne BENSON, USA
US Jockey Club:
Dr. Ted HILL, USA

Genetic Manipulation of the Heritable Genome Sub-Committee chaired by Dr. Yves Bonnaire

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Annual report on prohibited substances by RMTC

Click here to read report 2015 report.

Click here to read report 2014 report.

Click here to read report 2013 report.

Click here to read report 2012 report.

Click here to read report 2011 report.

Click here to read report 2010 report.

Click here to read report 2009 report.

Click here to read report 2008 report.

Annual report on prohibited substances by Dr Helena NICOLAS-FREY, FNCF, France

Click here to read Dr Helena NICOLAS- FREY's 2007 report.

Click here to read Dr Helena NICOLAS- FREY's 2006 report.

Click here to read Dr Helena NICOLAS- FREY's 2005 report.

Click here to read Dr Helena NICOLAS- FREY's 2004 report.

Click here to read Dr Helena NICOLAS- FREY's 2003 report.

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  • Advise on the rules governing doping control,
     
  • Provide recommendations on standards of testing and standards of research,
     
  • Promote ways of achieving international consistency in these areas,
     
  • Provide other veterinary and scientific advice for improving the integrity of racing,
     
  • Stimulate and coordinate relevant research and development in the laboratories of member countries of the Federation,
     
  • Attend to any requests from the Federation,
     
  • Advise racing authorities of member countries as requested by the Federation,
     
  • Liaise with the member of the Executive Council in charge of regulatory matters.