HISA: Shoeing Rules In Effect July 1 Will Prohibit Traction Devices, Including Toe Grabs

by Paulick Report Staff


Thoroughbred farriers will be restricted by new rules when the Horseracing Integrity and Safety Authority’s nationwide regulations go into effect on July 1, 2022. The regulations focus primarily on the traction devices farriers will be permitted to apply to Thoroughbred horseshoes, according to the American Farriers Journal.

All rules in the HISA Racetrack Safety Program were approved by the Federal Trade Commission on March 4, 2022.


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