|Tuesday, October 06, 2015||Contact: Andrew Chesser|
|49th IFHA Conference Slides and Video Replay now Available on ifhaonline.org|
A video replay and PowerPoint presentations from Monday’s 49th International Federation of Horseracing Authorities (IFHA) Conference can now be found at the IFHA website (ifhaonline.org) or with the direct link below.
The Conference held at the offices of France Galop was chaired by Louis Romanet. John Messara, Chairman of Racing Australia delivered the keynote address to the IFHA delegation, media, and other participants.
The first International Conference of Horseracing Authorities was organized and hosted by the Société d'Encouragement in Paris, France, on October 9, 1967. Since 1994, the annual conference has been organized at France Galop headquarters by the International Federation of Horseracing Authorities.
The International Federation of Horseracing Authorities (IFHA) is the world peak body for the international sport of Thoroughbred racing. Its members are the national racing authorities across the globe which stage Thoroughbred races.
Major areas of the IFHA’s activities include:
• Making and amending the International Agreement on Breeding, Racing and Wagering (the IABRW)
• Policy development relating to welfare and safety of horses and riders
• International Race Planning and Grading (“black type”)
• World Rankings
• Equine Prohibited Substances and Practices
• Harmonization of Race Day Rules
• Fostering commercial development of the racing industry globally
The IFHA is a foundation member with Fédération Equestre Internationale (FEI) of the International Horse Sports Confederation and is affiliated to the World Organisation for Animal Health (OIE).
For further details, please contact:
Secretary General, International Federation of Horseracing Authorities (IFHA)
Telephone +1 859 224 2741