France to host ITBF 2020 Conference & AGM

France will host to the ITBF AGM and Conference in June 2020. Renewal of 2019/20 membership will ensure an invitation to attend. More details to follow soon.

2018 ITBF Conference hosted by USA, Kentucky


Delegates visiting a South African Stud Farm

Delegates visited a number of South African stud farms as part of the official ITBF 2017 programme of events.

The 2017 ITBF Congress in South Africa

International Thoroughbred Breeders’ Federation Congress 2017. Many TB breeding countries were represented at International Congress 2017, which took place in Cape Town, South Africa on 10th January 2017.

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Equine Influenza in the UK

In January of this year the British TBA alerted breeders to a number of outbreaks of Equine Influenza in Europe and recommended that people remain vigilant for the symptoms for horses in their care. Symptoms include a nasal discharge, elevated temperature and dry cough. If breeders observed these symptoms they...
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TDN 4th March 2019, by Emma Berry   At one of Britain’s higher-profile independent studs, it is perhaps no surprise that roughly 50% of the home broodmare band will be visiting one of the farm’s three resident stallions. Lanwades is home not only to Sir Percy (GB), Sea The Moon...
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ITBF Mission Statement:

• To provide a platform for member countries to reflect, solve problems, educate and create opportunities for mutual collaboration and assistance.

• To address the various external challenges and opportunities faced by the International Thoroughbred Breeding Industry.

• To act as a liaison body with racing and allied institutions and authorities, so that the International Thoroughbred Breeding Industry is represented and given space on worldwide forums.