Effective October 4, 2017, The Louisiana State Racing Commission has reinstated the Piroplasmosis Testing requirement.
“Based on the recommendation of Dr. Cooley, Equine Medical Director for the Louisiana State Racing Commission, the Louisiana State Racing Commission hereby rescinds Directive No. 2014-01, and reinstates Piroplasmosis Testing as of October 4, 2017.”
Delta and Evangeline advise:
Effective Oct. 4, 2017, the LSRC has reinstated part B of LRC 35.I.1304 thus requiring all horses to have a negative Equine Piroplasmosis (EP) test, for Theileria equi taken within the past 12 months, prior to entering the confines of a racetrack or race in Louisiana.
FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: Evangeline Training Center works with EPA
One of the state’s premiere training facilities for quarter horse and thoroughbred racehorses has announced that it is working with the Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) to improve the quality of standards at its location in Carencro.
Year-round, Carrol Castille, owner of the Evangeline Training Center, provides stalls and the latest equipment for trainers and their racehorses from around the country.