China Horse Industry Association

China Horse Industry Association

China Horse Industry Association

Headquartered in Beijing, the China Horse Industry Association (CHIA) was founded in 1976 and was renamed in 2002.

Under the leadership of the State Organs Work Committee of the Communist Party of China and the guidance of the Ministry of Agriculture and Rural Affairs (MARA) of China, the CHIA is committed to developing the horse industry of China, especially the racing industry, and to promoting Chinese horse culture.

The CHIA is responsible for the governance, regulation and organisation of the China Grand National Horseracing and Belt and Road Grand Racing, the China Derby, the China Cup, the China Breeders' Cup, and other racing events, as well as managing and running the International Stud Book Committee recognised China Stud Book, and publishing the China Racing Annual Report and the Chinese Stud Book.

Besides, the CHIA undertakes, as delegated by business guiding authorities under MARA, administrative duties related to horse registration, feeds and medicine, equine veterinarians, testing for prohibited substances in horses, especially for sport horses and racehorses.

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The development of racing and breeding in China discussed in detail at 36th Asian Racing Conference

The development of racing and breeding in China discussed in detail at 36th Asian Racing Conference

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The development of racing and breeding in China discussed in detail at 36th Asian Racing Conference

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Following significant developments in Mainland China’s racing interests since the last Asian Racing Conference held in Hong Kong, Asian Racing Federation Chairman Winfried Engelbrecht-Bresges, also the Chief Executive Officer of the Hong Kong Jockey Club, provided an introduction to the seventh business session of the 36th Asian Racing Conference (ARC) focused on racing and breeding in China.