New Zealand Thoroughbred Breeders Association

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Stallion Parade cancelled

The Waikato Branch New Zealand Thoroughbred Breeders Association stallion parade planned for this weekend (August 22/23) has been cancelled due to COVID-19 restrictions. After consultation with several stud masters the decision was made not to go ahead with the planned tour. “It’s unfortunate for the Waikato Branch who have put so much effort into[...]
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Equine exports nearing return

Ongoing Ministry for Primary Industries (MPI) testing is providing optimism that the discovery of Theileria equi infection is a single, isolated case. The horse concerned was imported to New Zealand by Cambridge Stud for breeding purposes in February 2019 and returned a suspected positive test for Theileria equi as part of standard export certification prior[...]
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Vale Charles Roberts

The last surviving founder of the New Zealand Thoroughbred Breeders’ Association, Charles Roberts, has passed away. In January 1948, Roberts at the time a very young veterinarian along with seven high-profile New Zealand breeders and businessmen joined together to canvas the establishment of a national association for breeders. Two months later the first general meeting[...]
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NZ trainers can continue to operate

New Zealand trainers can continue to work their horses while racing is shut down under government guidelines. From midnight Wednesday, New Zealand will move to COVID-19 alert level 4 with only essential services permitted to operate. NZ Thoroughbred Racing has issued a statement outlining conditions. “Our advice from the Ministry for Primary Industries confirms that[...]
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