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Tygart: Parallels between Olympics and Horse Racing

April 17, 2014

The USADA's CEO sees parallels between racing and the Olympics when it comes to oversight on medications.... Read More

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West Virginia to Tackle Latest Round of Model Drug Rules

April 16, 2014

Industry stakeholders will meet to consider changes related to the National Uniform Medication Program. ... Read More

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National HBPA Endorses Changes in Racehorse Drug Rules

April 15, 2014

The National HBPA endorsed changes the Association of Racing Commissioners made to model medication rules.... Read More

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Jockey Club Chairman: Make Triple Crown Vet Records Public

April 15, 2014

Ogden Mills Phipps called for public release of the records of horses entered in the 2013 Triple Crown races.... Read More

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Veterinary Mobility Bill Moves to Full House

April 10, 2014

The bill would allow veterinarians to transport to and dispense controlled substances at treatment sites.... Read More

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RCI Chief: Horse Racing Industry Must Get Its Act Together

April 09, 2014

The RCI president said participants' refusal to take responsibility for actions threatens racing's future.... Read More

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Horse Racing Industry Told to Drop Hammer to Force Reforms

April 08, 2014

Regulators and industry officials were told to use existing tools to push a uniform medication program. ... Read More

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New NTRA Safety, Integrity Alliance Code Available

April 07, 2014

The NTRA Safety and Integrity Alliance's 2014 Code of Standards is now available for public comment.... Read More

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Commentary: Horse Racing Medication Reform

April 06, 2014

Eric Mitchell, editor-in-chief of The Blood-Horse, shares his thoughts on medication reform.... Read More

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RCI Chair Pushes States to Act on Racehorse Drug Reforms

April 04, 2014

The outgoing chair said it is "vitally important" racing jurisdictions adopt uniform drug rules.... Read More

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Gluck Foundation Releases Fifth Research Report

March 28, 2014

The report focuses on research accomplishments and scientific publications during the 2013 calendar year.... Read More

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PETA Makes Case; Medication Reforms Touted

March 27, 2014

PETA said it will "go away" if racing addresses medication issues. Racing officials say progress is ongoing.... Read More

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Enhanced Security Protocols for Wood Memorial

March 27, 2014

Horses competing in the race will be subject to out-of-competition testing for banned substances, and more.... Read More

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Groups Step Up Call for Model Racehorse Drug Rules

March 24, 2014

Racing groups stepped up their call for swift adoption of national model rules on medication and drug testing.... Read More

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Report: PETA Probe Alleges Cruelty to Horses

March 20, 2014

A major Thoroughbred racing stable was the subject of a 2013 undercover PETA investigation.... Read More

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RMTC Amends Therapeutic Medications List

March 19, 2014

The RMTC is working toward the nationwide adoption of uniform medication rules, penalties, and testing.... Read More

A compounded drug is one produced when the required flavor, dosage, or formulation is otherwise not available as an FDA-approved drug.

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Careful Compounding

March 18, 2014

Drug compounding seems to hit the news every few years. What's the big deal?... Read More

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KHRC Drug Tests: Turfway Meet 'Cleanest'

March 17, 2014

Four months of racing at Turfway are the "cleanest" in Kentucky, according to drug-testing result analysis. ... Read More

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Relieving Laminitis Pain in the Field

March 15, 2014

An appropriate and timely approach to pain management is critical in caring for laminitic horses.... Read More

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Kentucky Horsemen Prepped on New Racehorse Drug Rules

March 14, 2014

Kentucky horsemen received a few tips to avoid headaches when new regulations take effect later in the spring.... Read More

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New York Regulators Approve Racehorse Health-Related Rules

March 14, 2014

At a March 12, New York racing regulators passed several racehorse health regulations.... Read More

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Study: Lower Corticosteroid Doses Might be Beneficial

March 13, 2014

The study concluded that corticosteroid treatments' desired effects could be reached at lower dosage levels. ... Read More

Shock wave therapy is one of many medical treatments for caudal heel pain.

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Dealing with Navicular Disease

March 11, 2014

Navicular disease can seem devastating when diagnosed, but many horses return to work with treatment.... Read More

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Gastric Ulcers: Maintaining Horses' Stomach Health

March 10, 2014

Being aware of the risk factors associated with gastric ulcers is an important step in preventing them.... Read More

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Anesthetizing Horses in the Field for an Hour or More

March 05, 2014

Learn how veterinarians safely anesthetize horses in the field for 60 minutes or longer.... Read More