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International Group of Specialist Racing Veterinarians (IGSRV)

The International Group of Specialist Racing Veterinarians (IGSRV) is an association that unites regulatory racing veterinarians; advises authorities and encourages research on drugs, health and welfare of the horse. With the Association of Official Racing Chemists it organises the biennial International Conference of Racing Analysts and Veterinarians.

The IGSRV in association with the Association of Official Racing Chemists (AORC) organises a biennial International Conference of Racing Analysts and Veterinarians.

About Us

The Aims of the IGSRV are:

Act as an official association of veterinarians with an interest in horse racing regulatory matters.

To organize meetings of the International Conference of Racing Analysts and Veterinarians (ICRAV)

To promote veterinary science in the rules of racing of the respective regulatory authorities of member countries.

To promote research, knowledge on health and welfare, diseases, pharmacology and drug metabolism of race horses.

IGSRV Executive Committee

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Dr. L Hillyer

(Ireland)

Chairman
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Dr. Bronte Forbes

(Hong Kong)

Vice - Chairman
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Dr. Grace Forbes

(Australia)

Honorary Secretary / Treasurer
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Dr. Arnaud Duluard

(France)

Regional Representative Europe and the UK
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Dr. Fumiaki Mizobe

(Japan)

Regional Representative Asia
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Dr. M Lenz

(Australia)

Regional Representative Australia and New Zealand
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Dr. A Chambers

(Canada)

Regional Representative North America
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Dr. R Rocca

(Uruguay)

Regional Representative South America
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Dr Thiago Reis Ribeiro da Luz

(South Africa)

Regional Representative Africa and Mauritius
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Dr William Farmer

(USA )

Second Regional Representative for North America
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Dr Kieran Finn

(UAE )

Regional Representative for Middle East
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Membership

IGSRV

IGSRV is limited to:

Veterinarians nominated by authorities controlling racing/other equine sports

Veterinarians nominated by authorities subject to approval by IGSRV Executive Committee.

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The IGSRV place the horse first and promote the welfare of horses in racing; promote the integrity of horse racing; advise racing administrators on the control of diseases in horses; act with AORC to promote the control of drugs in race horses; organize meetings and an international conference in association with AORC; promote veterinary science in the rules governing horse racing; and promote research on equine diseases and drug metabolism that are important to horse racing.