A group of prominent organizations involved in Thoroughbred breeding, racing, and sales in North America issued a joint statement Feb. 24 in reaction to the British Horseracing Authority's enhanced equine anti-doping rules.
The racing and breeding industry in North America is devising a plan of action to accommodate the British Horseracing Authority's zero-tolerance policy for the presence of anabolic steroids in Thoroughbreds.
The Kentucky Thoroughbred industry is more than holding its own despite national declines and the absence of alternative revenue sources available in other states, officials said Feb. 3 at the CBA symposium.
Four horse industry veterans will share their experiences as part of the Consignors and Commercial Breeders Association's second annual educational symposium Feb. 3.
The reasons to scope yearlings and significant findings in radiographs were among the major topics covered at the Consignors and Commercial Breeders Association educational seminar at Keeneland Feb. 4.
As part of its educational mission, the Consignors and Commercial Breeders Association will hold its first symposium at Keeneland Feb. 4.
It is the latest in the "Plain and Simple" series published by the Consignors and Commercial Breeders Association.
Craig Bandoroff, owner of Denali Stud near Paris, Ky., has hired Savannah Short as the farm's director of sales.
The Consignors and Commercial Breeders Association (CBA) has developed a series of questionnaires that are designed to help standardize the pre-sale information that consignors gather from horse owners or their representatives.
The Consignors and Commercial Breeders Association recently elected Darrell Brown of Stonereath Farm, Neil Howard of Gainesway Farm, and Martha Jane Mulholland of Mulholland Springs to its board of directors.
Keeneland Association and Fasig-Tipton Co. officials jointly announced Nov. 15 that the policy regarding exogenous anabolic steroids will be implemented for weanlings and yearlings beginning with their 2008 sales.
Commercial breeder Rob Whiteley has horses to sell at the September sale and is awaiting feedback on a sale booklet he authored.
The Consignors and Commercial Breeders Association has published "Buying Sales Yearlings, Plain & Simple," the third installment in its series of educational booklets.
Bayne Welker, president and chairman of the Consignors and Commercial Breeders Association, has a lot to say about sales integrity and other auction-related issues.
Owners and sale company officials say recently filed legislation requiring the disclosure of ownership and veterinary records of sale horses would be difficult to implement.
The Consignors and Commercial Breeders Association has developed and adopted a new code of conduct that calls for an end to undisclosed dual agency and commissions.
Fasig-Tipton and Keeneland have formed a committee that includes veterinarians and breeders to develop a policy that will involve testing for the inappropriate use of anabolic steroids at their Kentucky sales.
The Consignors and Commercial Breeders Association (CBA) has published "OCDs in Sale Horses," its second in a series of educational booklets.
Legislation that would protect buyers and sellers in equine transactions is on its way to the floor of the Kentucky Senate, though one lawmaker plans to offer two amendments. Meanwhile, horse industry representatives planned another meeting to hammer out a compromise on some language in the bill.
The Consignors and Commercial Breeders Association (CBA) has elected its first Board of Directors.
The Consignors and Commercial Breeders Association (CBA), which was formed in Central Kentucky earlier this year, has published a 20-page pamphlet about the pre-sale endoscopic evaluation of the throats of horses offered at public auction.
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