HRA Industry Notice - Straight Line Pastern Boot Approved

09 July 2018

The Straight Line Pastern boot has been formally approved by the HRA Gear and Equipment Committee for use in Australian Harness Racing from 9 July 2018.

HRA takes the process of testing new products very seriously as it impacts on the health and safety of all participants as well as the welfare of horses.

In accordance with the HRA approval process, this boot has been tested and approved by Veterinarians and Stewards following dynamic testing and video footage on a treadmill, in fast work and under race conditions, during trials at Cranbourne on 7 July.

Contact details for further enquiries:

Mr Warren Grigg

0413 352 481

HRA will continue to work with all manufacturers and distributors of gear and equipment to ensure that all new products meet the expected standards of the industry.

For any additional queries, please contact Harness Racing Australia on (03) 9227 3000.