PART 3 - GENERAL DUTIES OF TRAINERS - (C)21 to (C)49
28. Veterinary treatment and medication
28.1 A Trainer must ensure that all treatments and medication administered to a horse under his care or control are given in the interests of its best health and welfare.
- 28.2.1 every treatment must be fully justifiable by the medical condition of the horse receiving the treatment,
28.2.2 horses that are not trainable as a result of injury or disease must be given appropriate veterinary treatment before training is resumed, and
28.2.3 the Trainer must obtain advice from the Veterinary Surgeon prescribing a treatment as to the appropriate level of training during the duration of the treatment.
28.3 Rule 33 contains further provision in respect of treatment which applies when a horse is on Racecourse Property.
28.4 Schedule (B)3 7.1 contains a restriction in respect of the giving to a horse of any substance on the day of a race.