The Department of Equine Welfare and Veterinary Services supports Racing Victoria Integrity Services in maintaining the integrity, quality and safety of the racing product.
The department plays a crucial role in doping control, medication management and the health, safety and welfare of the racehorse.
Learn more about RV's subsidy scheme for owners and trainers to offset the cost of advanced diagnostic imaging on Victorian thoroughbreds
View all raceday responsibilities a veterinarian has for a Victorian thoroughbred race.
See all common racehorse veterinary conditions and how to treat and prevent them.
Learn about the primary objective of doping control and how the Veterinary Department combat its use.
Download Veterinary Clearance and Scratching Certificate forms here.
View the latest notices and policy updates regarding veterinary care and equine welfare.
Resources to assist Trainers, Owners, Veterinary Professionals and Jockeys to ensure that a horse’s health is held in the highest regard.
View more information on Horse Health and handy resources to further educate you.
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