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The BHA’s equine anti-doping programme The BHA’s Equine Anti-Doping Programme aims to safeguard the integrity of British Horseracing and the welfare of its equine participants. Fairness between … More

About equine anti-doping

4 Oct 2021

In British racing the use of a foam padded, air cushioned whip is permitted, with strict controls on its use.   What sort of whip is used in British racing? The current design of the whip was developed … More

The whip

11 Oct 2018

Equine welfare in British horseracing Horseracing in Britain is among the world’s best regulated animal activities. Responsibility for the care of our animals rests with everyone in the sport. From … More

Horse welfare in British racing

10 Oct 2018