TBA/National Stud Courses for 2017

A range of courses and seminars which are available to breeders and stud employees across the country in 2017, aimed at updating and improving knowledge on aspects of human and equine stud management.  Starting in May with Health and Safety they continue throughout the year, concluding with the well-respected TBA Read the full article…

BHA Industry Roadshows

A number of TBA members attended the BHA’s Industry Roadshows last week where delegates were updated on current issues and the Strategy For Growth. Levy funding, fixtures and recruitment & retention of staff were key topics covered by a panel of speakers which included representatives from; the BHA, Northern Racing Read the full article…

Work at the TBA – The Thoroughbred Club Executive

The Thoroughbred Breeders’ Association (TBA) represents and promotes the interests of British breeders both within Great Britain and the European Commission and assists members and the industry in all areas of Thoroughbred breeding. An additional and crucial objective of the TBA is to encourage young people to participate in the Read the full article…

Melton Hunt Club Cross-Country Ride 2017

The TBA sponsor the award for the first thoroughbred to finish in the Melton Hunt Club Cross-Country Ride. The winner of this year’s award was Sophie Walker who finished third on Suzie Cullotty’s horse Red. Sophie also picked up the award for the first finisher in the ‘under 25’ category and was Read the full article…

TBA appoints Claire Sheppard as Chief Executive

February 14th 2017, Newmarket: The Thoroughbred Breeders’ Association (TBA) today announced that Claire Sheppard has been appointed Chief Executive Officer by its Board of Trustees. She joins the TBA from the Racecourse Association. Sheppard has over 20 years’ experience in the racing industry, which includes a five year term as Read the full article…

TBA to host Ratings Roadshows to support members 

In light of the recent changes to Rateable Values for commercial properties, the TBA is hosting Ratings Roadshows at Tattersalls, Newmarket on Wednesday 15th February (11am) and at Cheltenham Racecourse on Wednesday 8th March (11am)  The Roadshows, led by TBA Advisor Bill Simpson (FRICS) will provide guidance for members who may Read the full article…

TBA Mare Owners Guidance 2017

The TBA Breeders’ Committee regularly meets with both mare owners and stallion representatives and, at the last meeting in November, it was agreed that the Industry would be well served by the provision of some guidance notes for mare owners walking their mares in to stallion studs for covering. With Read the full article…

TBA Tattersalls Stallion Parade Line-Up Announced

TBA TATTERSALLS STALLION PARADE LINE-UP ANNOUNCED Showcasing first and second season stallions, the TBA Stallion Parade will commence at 10.45 a.m. on Thursday 2nd February in the Sales Ring at Tattersalls Park Paddocks, Newmarket, with commentary from Gina Harding and Matthew Prior. The 11 first and second season stallions will Read the full article…

HBLB Publishes Codes of Practice for 2017

The Horserace Betting Levy Board (HBLB) has published the 39th edition of the Codes of Practice on equine disease, in preparation for the 2017 equine breeding season. This will be available online at codes.hblb.org.uk. The Codes of Practice are an essential guide for the prevention and control of equine diseases which represent Read the full article…