Thoroughbred Racing

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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

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Gulfstream Park to use Out-of-Competition Testing Grant Fund

March 11, 2014

The fund helps defray qualifying expenses associated with out-of-competition drug testing programs.... Read More

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Racehorse's Wins to Benefit Horse Health Research

March 08, 2014

The Grayson-Jockey Club Research Foundation will receive 1% of Palace Malice's future graded stakes wins.... Read More

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CHRB Begins Cobalt Testing

March 07, 2014

The CHRB is evaluating cobalt levels in racehorses competing in that state and in some necropsy samples.... Read More

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New Veterinary Representatives Join AAEP On Call Team

March 06, 2014

On Call representatives provide timely health-care information about equine athletes during televised events. ... Read More

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NYRA Committee Eyes House Rule on Medication 'Stacking'

March 02, 2014

"Stacking," is the simultaneous use of legal therapeutic medications.... Read More

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Saddle Fit Can be a Problem for Racehorses

March 01, 2014

Researchers determined that these tiny pieces of tack can cause substantial pressure on horses' backs.... Read More

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Grayson-Jockey Club to Provide Research Funding in 2014

February 27, 2014

The Grayson-Jockey Club Research Foundation will fund 19 research projects worth $1,003,580 in 2014. ... Read More

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Thoroughbred Hoof Care: Foal to Racehorse to Sport Horse

February 26, 2014

To help your Thoroughbred perform to his potential, tailor his hoof care to his specific age, needs, and job.... Read More

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New Mexico Approves Uniform Racehorse Medication Rules

February 24, 2014

New Mexico is the most recent state to have its racing commission approve uniform medication rules.... Read More

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Horse Racing Medication Regulations Reviewed

February 18, 2014

Medication regulations for racehorses are changing. Here's what you need to know.... Read More

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Kentucky Supreme Court Will Not Review Cobra Venom Case

February 17, 2014

The court declined to review a ruling overturning a suspension imposed on equine vet Rodney Stewart, DVM. ... Read More

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Truesdail Labs to Handle Maryland Racehorse Drug Tests

February 13, 2014

Truesdail will analyze all urine and blood specimens taken from horses competing at Maryland races.... Read More

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Thoroughbred Health Conditions Discussed at CBA Seminar

February 05, 2014

Scoping yearlings and significant findings in radiographs were among the major topics covered.... Read More

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When Is Medication Uniformity Not Really Uniformity?

February 03, 2014

Stakeholders are learning how difficult it can be to achieve uniformity, even with basic regulations.... Read More

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Suspensory Injury's Effect on Future Racing Performance

February 02, 2014

How does a suspensory injury impact a racehorse's performance? It depends on the severity of the injury.... Read More

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Mid-Atlantic States Move Forward With Racehorse Drug Reform

January 31, 2014

Industry stakeholders met Jan. 30 for an update on adoption of uniform medication and drug testing rules.... Read More

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Commentary: St Nicholas Abbey's 
Brave Battle

January 29, 2014

Learn about St Nicholas Abbey's battle with a fracture that was ultimately ended by a severe bout of colic.... Read More

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A Review of Fatal Fetlock Injuries in California Racehorses

January 29, 2014

One of the most common sites of catastrophic injuries in Thoroughbred racehorses is the fetlock.... Read More

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Racehorse Drug Policies Questioned at HBPA Convention

January 27, 2014

Some attendees suggested questionable studies might be the basis for some medication policies.... Read More

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McKeever Testifies at N.Y. State Gaming Commission Hearing

January 24, 2014

McKeever's research focuses on performance-enhancing practices on the equine athlete's physiologic responses.... Read More

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UK Seminar Series Kicks Off Jan. 30

January 24, 2014

On Jan. 30, two speakers will discuss inflammatory airway disease.... Read More

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Racehorse Welfare, Safety Summit Set for July 8-9

January 23, 2014

The two-day workshop brings together a cross-section of the breeding, racing, and veterinary communities.... Read More

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Racehorse Drug Penalty System Next Up in West Virginia

January 22, 2014

Officials will soon consider a penalty system for drug violations that dovetails with uniform model rules.... Read More