Official Position Statement on Microchipping Implant Location
On Wednesday, July 27th, 2016, the National Directors’ of the Canadian Thoroughbred Horse Society held a Board meeting conference call. One of the topics on the agenda was the official implant location of the microchip that will become mandatory for all registered Canadian Thoroughbreds starting in the year 2017.
The official position statement can be found below:
The Canadian Thoroughbred Horse Society (C.T.H.S.) was incorporated in 1906 under the Federal Live Stock Pedigree Act (presently called the Animal Pedigree Act – 1988) as a national breed organization to assist breeders of Thoroughbred horses in Canada. The National Office determines the requirements for Canadian-bred status of foals, maintains the Breeder Membership Roster for Canada, compiles statistics and represents Canadian Thoroughbred breeders nationally and internationally.