Committees - Committee of the Harmonisaton


Terms of Reference
  1. To identify those rules, in consultation with the Executive Council of the IFHA, where a common approach would most benefit racing internationally.
  2. To encourage the harmonisation of racing rules and regulations amongst member countries so as to promote the internationalisation of horse racing.
  3. To draft proposed articles in respect of those rules and regulations, for approval by the Executive Council and subsequent inclusion in the International Agreement on Breeding, Racing and Wagering.
  4. To draft proposals and model rules, taking into account fairness, integrity, safety and welfare of horse and rider, commercial factors and the confidence of the betting public and the racing industry.

Current Membership

Kim Kelly, Hong Kong Jockey Club

Oscar Bertoletti, O.S.A.F.
Brant Dunshea, British Horseracing Authority
Dr Jennifer Durenberger, United States of America
Samuel Fargeat, France Galop
Cliodhna Guy, Irish Horseracing Regulatory Board
Arnold Hyde, The National Horseracing Authority of Southern Africa
Atsushi Koya, Japan Racing Association
Johan Petzer, Racing Australia
Rüdiger Schmanns, European and Mediterranean Horseracing Federation
Marc Van Gestel, Hong Kong Jockey Club