Recent News for Discipline-Specific Issues

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All Horse, Human Drug Tests From Rio Olympics Clean

August 29, 2016

A total of 60 equine samples--30% of the 200 competing horses--were tested during the Games. ... Read More

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UK Graduate Student Spotlight: Iris Cui

August 27, 2016

Cui's research focused on understanding more about the pricing of Thoroughbreds at public sales.... Read More

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University of Melbourne Vets Aim to Improve Racehorse Safety

August 26, 2016

Researchers received a $5.25 million funding commitment from the Victoria, Australia, Government and Racing Victoria.... Read More

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NYSGC to Host Retired Racehorse Meeting on Aug. 30

August 26, 2016

The public meeting is part of the commission's efforts to drive attention and resources to racehorse retirement.... Read More

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EIPH Research a Fundraising Priority for AAEP Foundation

August 25, 2016

Up to 68% of Thoroughbred racehorses have evidence of EIPH post-exercise.... Read More

Norm Ducharme, DMV, MSc, Dipl. ACVS; Sue Dyson, MA, Vet MB, PhD, DEO, FRCVS; and Susan Stover, DVM, PhD, Dipl. ACVS, will be inducted into the UK Equine Research Hall of Fame in October.

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2016 UK Equine Research Hall of Fame Inductees Announced

August 24, 2016

Drs. Norm Ducharme, Sue Dyson, and Susan Stover will be inducted into the UK Equine Research Hall of Fame in October.... Read More

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California Racehorse Drug Testing Moving Forward

August 23, 2016

Researchers will be studying the use of biomarkers drug testing.... Read More

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Poll Recap: Horse Camping Options

August 23, 2016

Of the 669 respondents, 415 (62%) said they would choose to take a living-quarters trailer when camping with horses.... Read More

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Pennsylvania Track Groom Accused of Fixing Horse Races

August 23, 2016

Several horses had allegedly received clenbuterol, and groom Marian Vega was found to be in possession of the drug.... Read More

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Niall Brennan Stables Contributes to Ocala Initiative

August 21, 2016

The Ocala Initiative is a $200,000 undertaking designed to advance equine research in Florida. ... Read More

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Comeback King Skelton Takes Individual Gold in Jumping

August 19, 2016

Nick Skelton, aboard Big Star, becoming the first British jumping rider to win individual gold.... Read More

Roger Yves Bost, Penelope Leprevost, Kevin Staut, and Philippe Rozier secured Olympic Jumping team gold for France for only the second time in the history of the Games at Deodoro Olympic Park in Rio de Janeiro today.

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Fighting French Fly to Victory in Olympic Team Jumping Final

August 17, 2016

Team USA finished in silver medal position, while Germany won a jump-off for the bronze.... Read More

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Madden, Cortes 'C' Withdrawn From Olympic Jumping

August 17, 2016

Cortes 'C' sustained an injury during the first round of the team competition on Aug. 16.... Read More

Lucy Davis and Barron produced one of the three clear rounds that ensured Team USA shared the lead after the first round of Team Jumping at Deodoro Olympic Park in Rio de Janeiro today.

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Tight at the Top After First Round of Olympic Team Jumping

August 16, 2016

Brazil, Germany, The Netherlands, and Team USA tied for the lead on a zero score after the first round of team jumping.... Read More

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Pennsylvania Adopts Racehorse Uniform Medication Program

August 16, 2016

Pennsylvania is the 10th state to fully adopt the National Uniform Medication Program.... Read More

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Integrity, Medication Reform Highlight Racing Round Table

August 16, 2016

The Jockey Club's Round Table Conference on Matters Pertaining to Racing, held Aug. 14 in Saratoga Springs, New York.... Read More

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Dujardin, Germans Lead Olympic Dressage After Day 1

August 12, 2016

Charlotte Dujardin and Valegro (GBR) hold the lead with a score of 85.071. ... Read More

Australia leads both the team and individual rankings after Eventing cross-country at Deodoro Olympic Park thanks to a superb clear round from Christopher Burton and Santano ll.

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Aussies Lead After Olympic Eventing Cross-Country

August 09, 2016

Australia topped both the eventing team and individual rankings after cross-country concluded Monday. ... Read More

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Is Your Horse Ready to Learn?

August 08, 2016

Researchers found that some mental warm-up to prepare your horse to learn can go a long way toward effective training.... Read More

A solid ride by Ingrid Klimke maintained Team Germany's lead as eventing dressage came to a close.

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Germans Lead After Dressage in Olympic Eventing

August 07, 2016

A solid ride by Ingrid Klimke maintained team Germany's lead as eventing dressage drew to a close on Sunday.... Read More

Great Britain's William Fox-Pitt holds the lead in eventing with the 16-year-old stallion Chilli Morning.

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Fox-Pitt, Chilli Morning Lead Eventing After Dressage

August 07, 2016

The pair from Great Britain hold the lead on a score of 37. Germany leads the team competition with 122 points.... Read More

Sweden’s Frida Andersen (left) and Sarah Algotsson Ostholt (right) attracted the full attention of the photographers during today’s eventing first horse inspection at Deodoro Olympic Park in Rio de Janeiro.

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Eventing Horse Inspection Complete, Reserve Riders Called Up

August 05, 2016

Three team horses--one each from Germany, New Zealand, and Sweden--have been withdrawn; reserve horses will compete.... Read More

Switzerland’s Steve Guerdat and Nino des Buissonnets will be going for a record-breaking back-to-back double of individual gold medals in Jumping at the Rio 2016 Olympic Games.

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Olympic Jumping Preview: Guerdat Goes for Gold Again

August 04, 2016

Switzerland's Steve Guerdat will ride the same horse he did in London four years ago: Nino des Buissonnets.... Read More

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Keeping Your Horse Healthy on the Trail

August 03, 2016

Ways to prepare for, prevent, and handle potential emergencies on the trail.... Read More

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Stover Receives AVMA Lifetime Excellence in Research Award

August 02, 2016

Dr. Sue Stover's research focuses on diagnosing, treating, and preventing musculoskeletal injuries in equine athletes.... Read More