"In my opinion, there is no need to have the federal government take over what is currently a state-by-state regulatory format.”
"We have to continue to learn from our experiences and make the changes and adopt reforms that we know will make things better for our horses and our industry."
“Uniformity, we can all agree, should be the holy grail of our efforts, for it is the glue that will bind racing jurisdictions together with cohesive policies, not just on medication such as (the HIA) attempts to achieve, but on all matters impacting risk management of the racehorse.”
"There is more common ground (in the horseracing industry) than not."
The Thoroughbred Horsemen’s Association is a highly regarded and influential voice on all issues affecting owners and trainers.
The THA affords its member organizations the opportunity to discuss and collaborate on issues of mutual concern to its membership and to provide strong representation for horsemen on local, regional and national issues.
The THA has provided ongoing leadership for consensus-based decision-making and policy implementation on such issues as medication; racehorse aftercare; equine health, safety and welfare; protecting the integrity of our sport; and improving the economics for racing’s participants.Learn More