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…

Breeders Prize Scheme Withdrawal

Towards the end of each year TBA initiatives funded by the HBLB for NH breeding are reviewed. In consideration of the changing environment for scheme funding and evaluating the relative successes of NH initiatives, it has been decided that BPS/BVS will be withdrawn from 00:00hrs 1st January 2017 (GMT). BPS/BVS Read the full article…

Free registrations for TBA members to NH MOPS

The TBA is continuing to accept nominations for the scheme which is aimed at encouraging owners and trainers to race NH British-bred or sired fillies.  The NH MOPS provides prize bonuses of up to £10,000 for registered fillies and mares who are successful in a qualifying race.  The deadline for Read the full article…

Health & Safety update – Autumn 2016 (Member Exclusive)

TBA Health & Safety consultants, Adams-Payne Safety Ltd., have produced the an update for Autumn 2016 for TBA members. Click on the document link to download publication: Autumn 2016 Health & Safety Update. For further information on Health & Safety please visit the Employers’ Information section of the TBA website.

Endoscopy of foals at public auction

Potential purchasers of foals at public auction are increasingly requesting endoscopic examination of foals prior to sale.  Foals sold at public auction in the UK and Ireland are not returnable under Conditions of Sale for wind infirmities, but yearlings and horses in training are returnable if they are whistlers or Read the full article…

Free entry for TBA members to NH Stallion Parade

Eight horses will participate in the 2016 NH Stallion Parade at Cheltenham Racecourse on Friday 11th November. The parade will commence at 11.05am in the Parade Ring with individual shows in the Winner’s Enclosure. Tim Kent and Stephen Hadley will be commentating this year with contributions from the stallions’ connections. Read the full article…

Godolphin Stud & Stable Staff Awards 2017

Nominations for the Godolphin Stud & Stable Staff Awards opened on Wednesday 6th July and close on Wednesday 16th November 2016. The Awards, sponsored by Godolphin and run by the British Horseracing Authority in association with the Racing Post, offer over £120,000 in prize money and £40,000 is available to Read the full article…