OSAF Veterinarians and Official Racing Analysts and Equine Welfare Committee is composed of official racing veterinarians and analysts from OSAF member racetracks, and its mission is to promote the regional harmonization in terms of the elimination of the use of prohibited substances and promote the control in the ethical and good practice of therapeutic medication in Thoroughbreds, in breeding as well as in training and competition, in pursuit of horse welfare, the improvement of Thoroughbred breed and transparency in racing.

This task is accomplished by means of carrying out annual meetings, where sampling protocols, statistics, different technologies for monitoring and detecting substances are shared and compared, evaluating the factors which affect withdrawal times of therapeutic drugs. Regulations and local problems are compared and policies in common are agreed upon in order to achieve a regional approach, and following the recommendations set by the IFHA.

Dr. Alberto Costa (Argentina)
Dr. Alberto Costa (Argentina)Committee President

Veterinarians

Argentina

Jockey Club ArgentinaDr. Alberto Costa
Jockey Club ArgentinaDra. Teresita Zambruno
Hipódromo Argentino de PalermoDr. Ricardo Campodónico
Hipódromo La PlataDr. Ramón López
Hipódromo La PlataDr. Andrés Smetana
Hipódromo La PlataAda Zapata

Brasil

ABCPCCDra. Mayra Frederico
Jockey Club de Sao PauloLuís Renato Oseliero
JOCKEY CLUB BRASILEIROJuliana Vieira

Chile

Club Hípico de SantiagoDr. Mariano Goic Gjuratovic-Mise
Hípico ChileDr. Arnaldo Croxatto
Valparaiso Sporting ClubDr. Carlos Cardenas

Perú

Jockey Club del PerúDr. Jorge Lozano

Uruguay

HRU S.A.Dra. Rita Rocca

Biochemicals

Argentina

Jockey Club ArgentinaDra. Patricia Porto
Jockey Club ArgentinaDra. Bárbara Cecilia
Hipódromo La PlataDra. María de los Ángeles Cristofano
Hipódromo La PlataDra. Liliana Madarro
CENARDDr. Osvaldo Teme Centurión

Brasil

Jockey Club de Sao PauloDra. Mirtes Velletri de Souza
Jockey Club BrasileiroDra. Marta Tozzi

Chile

CONSEJO SUPERIOR DE LA HÍPICA NACIONALPaula Soza

Paraguay

Jockey Club de ParaguayDra. Haydée Romero Bauer

Perú

Jockey Club del PerúDr. Christian Quintanilla

Uruguay

HRU S.A.Dra. Eleonora Scoseria