Always putting the horse first

Monday, 22 December 2014

Progress in the care and treatment given to racehorses following an injury on-course, together with the accompanying Health and Safety implications of using a firearm, has led to the British Horseracing Authority (BHA) revising its instructions on how horses should be put down. The new instructions, which take effect from 1 February 2015, reflect how veterinary treatment of injuries has evolved in recent years.