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Medication Policy


Produced Events

Local Shows and Events




NCHA takes the welfare of our beloved cutting horses very seriously.  We have developed strict guidelines and rules regarding the use of medications during approved NCHA events.  Please take the time to read and understand Rule 35A.4.  Below are some resources that give you the basics as well as the full text of the rule.

Rules & Forms:

Know Before You Show Chart

Medication Rules and Guidelines

Medication Report

Use of Cannabinoids (CBD) in NCHA

Emergency Medication Report – Please contact Show Management and review Rule 35A.4 (Emergency Medication Reports must be filed prior to showing the horse.)

For Veterinarians at NCHA Produced Shows:

Veterinarians Practice Policy 

Letter to Veterinarians: Prohibited Medication Rule Change

Application for Authority to Treat Agreement


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