Telephone Line: (888) 714-HIWU
Text Line: (855) 901-TIPS
Email Address: firstname.lastname@example.org
HIWU has partnered with RealResponse for the anonymous texting and email platforms and with Ansafone for the anonymous telephone platform.
All three options accept submissions 24/7. Please note that the telephone line will not accept submissions via text, and the text line will not accept phone calls.
The HIWU Investigations Unit is devoted to investigating and identifying potential violations of HISA’s ADMC and Racetrack Safety Programs. Examples of violations include, but are not limited to:
Any activity implicating horse welfare is a potential violation of the Racetrack Safety Program.
The HIWU Investigations Unit will not respond to information concerning violations or inquiries that fall outside the jurisdiction of HISA. Such inquiries should be directed to the relevant regulatory authorities.
To assist HIWU’s Investigations Unit, examples of specific information that can be included in an anonymous tip are, as applicable:
Keeping whistleblowers anonymous is important to HIWU. Individuals who submit information through any of our platforms will never have to provide identifying information to HIWU.
Whistleblowers can feel secure in the protection of their identity and personal information.
If a whistleblower wants to include identifiable information to make themselves available for potential follow-up from the HIWU Investigations Unit, they are welcome to do so.
All tips concerning potential violations of the ADMC or Racetrack Safety Programs will be reviewed by HIWU’s Investigations Unit. If a whistleblower has voluntarily provided their contact information, the team may follow up with that individual, as necessary.