EMHF's 5th annual Brussels mission
The EMHF made its fifth annual Mission to the EU institutions in Brussels on July 23rd. The primary focus of the visit this year was the forthcoming Animal Health Law, and its implications for Thoroughbreds travelling internationally. Headed by EMHF Chairman, Brian Kavanagh, and including representatives from the European Federation of Thoroughbred Breeders Associations and European and African Stud Book Committee (co-signatories, with the European Trainers Federation) of the EMHF's recent feedback on the delegated regulation concerning entry of horses into the EU),
From left to right: Des Leadon (EFTBA), Paull Khan (Secretary-General, EMHF), Mairead McGuinness, MEP (Vice-President, European Parliament, Jonathan Mullin (Horse Racing Ireland), Philippe Casier (Belgian Gallop Federation), Brian Kavanagh, (Chair, EMHF), Russell Ferris (EASBC).