Expression of Interest – Veterinary Auditor, Racing Integrity Board Animal Welfare Racehorse Stable and Greyhound Kennel Audits
Category: News
Date: 09/08/2023


The Racing Integrity Board’s Animal Welfare Team is seeking veterinarians that are interested in carrying out audits at Thoroughbred and Standardbred racing stables and greyhound kennels.

Veterinary Auditor’s Function 

The veterinary auditor’s responsibilities in stable and kennel audits include:

  • Understanding the relevant welfare Standards and Regulations for each Code (HRNZ, NZTR and GRNZ)
  • Verifying the requirements of the animal side of the audits within the RIB audit team (the full list of audit questions will be provided during training and audits but include animal body condition score, a superficial health check, treatment, and vaccination records, labelling and storage of dispensed medications)
  • Identifying non-compliances based on the audit checklists
  • Debriefing with the audit staff and trainers after the audits

For further information on this opportunity please click here.