|The PowerPoint presentations and video replay from the 51st International Federation of Horseracing Authorities (IFHA) Conference can now be found at the IFHA website (ifhaonline.org) or by following the direct link at ifhaonline.org/default.asp?section=Resources&area=10&conf=51&cYr=2017.
The 51st IFHA Conference, which was held at the offices of France Galop, was chaired by Louis Romanet. Historic venue development at both the Curragh in Ireland and Longchamp in France were featured at the Conference.
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.
About the International Federation of Horseracing Authorities (IFHA):
The International Federation of Horseracing Authorities (IFHA) is the world peak body for the international sport of Thoroughbred racing. Its 60 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 additional information, please contact: Andrew Chesser, IFHA Secretary General, firstname.lastname@example.org, +1-859-224-2741