International Agreement - Numerical Index


Objectives
Race Horse Welfare

Article 1 : Recognition And Categorization Of Quality Races (Group/Graded and Listed Races)
Appendix 1 : International Treatment of Group And Listed Races
Article 2 : Equivalents in distance and weights
Article 3 : Traceability of international movements of horses
Article 3 A : Clearances in relation to Horses racing abroad
Appendix 1-A : Racing Clearance Notification (RCN)
Article 3 B : Clearances for horses breeding purposes
Appendix 1-D : Model Breeding Clearance Notification (BCN)
Article 3 C : General Notification of Movement (GNM) 25
Appendix 1-E : Model General Notification of Movement (GNM)
Article 3 D : Permanent Exportation
Article 4 : Use of a Suffix Showing the Country of Foaling
Appendix 2 : List of International Country Code Suffixes
Article 5 : Horse Performance Records
Appendix 3 : International form of record of performances
Article 6 : Biological Integrity of the Horse
Article 6 A : Prohibited Substances
Article 6 B : Genetic and Cellular Manipulations
Article 6 C : Prohibited Practices
Article 6 D : Medication in Training
Article 6 E : Out of competition testing
Article 7 : Shoeing of Racehorses
Article 8 : Weighing of Riders
Article 9 A : Owners Colours
Appendix 5 : Racing colours schemes and chart
Article 9 B : Advertising and Sponsorship
Article 10: Disqualifications and Suspensions and their International Application
Appendix 6B: Model form for request for Reciprocation of Penalties for riders
Appendix 6C: Model rule on Reciprocation of Suspensions or Disqualifications (new)
Article 11 : Treatment for racing purposes of horses' ages
Article 11 A : Allocation of weights based on horses' age (weight-for-age)
Article 11 B : Hemispheric allowances
Appendix 7 : Example Weight for Age Scales and Hemispheric Allowance Tables
Article 12 : Definition of a Thoroughbred
Appendix 8 : List of approved Stud Books
Article 13 : Register of Non-thoroughbred Horses
Article 14 : Registration of Name
Appendix 9 : Rules for establishing the list of protected names
Article 15 : Identification of horses
Article 16 : Guaranteed Money for Entries
Article 17 : Financial Arrangements
Article 18 : Exchange Rate

Article 21 : Transfer Accounts
Article 22 : International Health Agreement
Article 23 : Vaccinations
Article 24 : Health Information
Article 26 : Transmission of Information between Horseracing Authorities
Article 27 : Guidelines for Health Protection for Riders
Appendix 10 A : Guideline set of standards for health protection of riders
Appendix 10 B : Guideline Standards of Riding Equipment
required by Horseracing Authorities to protect riders
from avoidable injury

Appendix 10 C : Prohibited Substances Guideline
Article 28 A : Wagering
Article 28 B : Standard for Electronic Transmission of Pre-Race Information Related To Wagering
Appendix 11 : International Pre-race Data in Support of Race Cards to be found on : [http://wwwifhaonlineorg/resources/2008_Appendix11PDF]
Article 29 : Licensing Criteria for Trainers and Riders
Appendix 12 (ex App 6A – Art10A - updated): Foreign-based Rider's Clearance Form
Article 30 : Headgear
Article 31 : Elective permanent retirement of racehorses
Article 32 : Running on the race
Article 32 A: Minimum standard guidelines on the whip and its use (ex- Article 11B)
Article 33 : Categories of horse entitled to race