Located approximately 30kms (18 miles) from Melbourne’s CBD, the Werribee International Horse Centre (WIHC) is the home away from home for internationals competing in the Melbourne Spring Racing Carnival.
Owned and operated by Racing Victoria, the WIHC is the only approved Post-Arrival Quarantine (PAQ) facility in Melbourne where horses can remain in full training during the Spring Racing Carnival.
The WIHC, which is monitored by 24-hour security, includes secure storage and implements bio-security measures in line with Australian government requirements.
The WIHC has three compounds:
The three compounds operate independently from one another, thereby allowing flexibility around arrivals from different regions without disrupting another compound’s quarantine period.
Each compound includes:
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Location: 2/10 Bulban Rd, Werribee Victoria, 3030
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