Horsemen's
Handbook

CRITICAL DATES


1. During the 90 days pre-export of the horse to Hong Kong (but not within 14 days) either complete a primary course of equine influenza vaccinations or administer a booster dose to a primary course.
2.

During the 14 days pre-export of the horse to Hong Kong specific disease testing is to be performed.

3. Preferably 10 days(and no lese than 7 days) prior to a horse departing for Hong Kong (irrespective of the country in which the horse is located at the time) The Trainer must submit the first medication declaration form to the Club on the official form provided.
4. Between 6 and 3 days pre-export of the horse to Hong Kong (irrespective of the country in which the horse is located at the time) perform the pre-travel veterinary inspection and complete the official form provided.  Provide the inspecting veterinarian with an updated medication declaration form and submit both official forms to the Club.
5. All medications administered to the horse after the veterinary inspection until its arrival in Hong Kong must be reported in writing to the Club on the official form provided.
 

*NB – See the rest of the document and the Hong Kong SAR Government "Export Certificate for Horses Temporarily Imported into Hong Kong (Version: September 2011)", for provisions relating to vaccinations and disease testing involving multi-country travel.

The following standard official forms may be downloaded from the HKJC website at http://www.hkjc.com/english/racinginfo/horsemen/handbook_vet.asp?part=8:
- "Medication Declaration Form for Racehorses Travelling to Hong Kong to Compete in International Races" (MDF1)
- "Medication Declaration Update Form for Racehorses Travelling to Hong Kong to Compete in International Races" (MDF2)
- "Post-Arrival Medication Declaration Form for Racehorses Travelling to Hong Kong to Compete in International Races" (MDF3)
- "Pre-Travel Veterinary Inspection Form for Racehorses Travelling to Hong Kong to compete in International Races"