Exercise-Induced Pulmonary Hemorrhage (EIPH)


Major Racehorse Health Issues Discussed at RCI Meeting

July 26, 2012

Discussion topics included public veterinary records, commission authority over veterinarians, and Salix.... Read More


Owners Pledge No Race-Day Meds for 2-Year-Old Thoroughbreds

July 20, 2012

Some of Thoroughbred racing's most notable owners have pledged to run their 2-year-olds without Salix.... Read More


Federal Racing Medication Regulation Gets Push, With Caveats

July 13, 2012

Federal regulation of horse racing medications was the topic of a July 12 congressional hearing.... Read More


Quest to Ban Race-Day Furosemide Called 'Insanity'

July 02, 2012

Supporters ripped their opponents and vowed to take their case--that Salix is good for the racehorse--public.... Read More


Website Features Horse Racing Drug Reform Testimonials

July 01, 2012

Also on the website are news, videos, scientific studies, and commentary in support of medication-free racing.... Read More


The Science Behind Equine Nasal Strips

June 28, 2012

While some studies support the use of equine nasal strips, others have yielded less promising results.... Read More


For Racing Regulators, Salix Debate Just Beginning

June 27, 2012

Racing regulators around the country discuss Kentucky's move to ban race-day furosemide administration.... Read More


Salix to be Discussed on BloodHorse.com's Talkin' Horses

June 25, 2012

The medication furosemide (Salix) will be discussed by J. David Richardson, MD, and Foster Northrop, DVM.... Read More


Foreign Organizations Back Ky. Salix Phase-Out

June 15, 2012

The International Federation of Horseracing Authorities and the Hong Konj Jockey club support the decision.... Read More


Industry Responds to Ky. Approval of Race-Day Salix Ban

June 14, 2012

Kentucky horsemen, after the vote, said they intend to lobby lawmakers to oppose the regulation.... Read More


N.Y. Lawmakers Oppose Ban on Race-Day Salix

June 13, 2012

Two New York senators announced June 12 that they do not support a ban on race-day Salix administration.... Read More


Ky. Commission Approves Race-Day Salix Ban

June 13, 2012

The measure would ban the use of furosemide on race-day in graded and listed stakes over a three-year period.... Read More


AGSC Restates Desire for Salix Ban in Stakes

June 12, 2012

The AGSC supports a ban on all race-day medication in graded stakes race for 2-year-old Thoroughbreds.... Read More


Ky. Salix Town Hall Meeting: More Questions Than Answers

June 06, 2012

Roughly 15 individuals commented on the KHRC Salix phase-out proposal, with only one in support of the measure... Read More


Split Over Race-Day Salix Continues in Kentucky

May 18, 2012

The Salix debate will continue in early June when the KHRC holds a town hall meeting on the topic.... Read More


KHRC to Discuss, But Not Vote on, Salix Plan

May 08, 2012

The KHRC will discuss a possible three-year phase-out of race-day furosemide in graded and listed stakes.
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New York Taking Public Comments on Salix Use in Racehorses

May 01, 2012

Salix is a medication used to prevent exercise-induced pulmonary hemorrhaging, also known as bleeding.... Read More


Congress Hears Race-Day Medication Testimony from Industry

April 30, 2012

The witnesses all told Congress they don't believe race-day medication has a place in Thoroughbred racing.... Read More


Proposed Kentucky Race Day Salix Ban Fails

April 17, 2012

The KHRC voted 7-7 not to approve a recommendation that would have phased out the medication over three years.... Read More


Mich. State Graduate Student Honored for EIPH Research

April 17, 2012

Alice Stack, MVB, Dipl. ACVIM, was honored by the Grayson-Jockey Club Research Foundation.... Read More


Your Horse's Breathing: Roaring, Coughing, and Bleeding

February 01, 2012

A rundown of respiratory diseases commonly observed in performance horses.... Read More


Furosemide 'Myths' Discussed at HBPA Convention

January 16, 2012

Panelists said there is no scientific evidence supporting a ban on the use of furosemide on race day.... Read More


Salix Among National HBPA Convention Discussion Topics

January 11, 2012

Furosemide, known as Salix, will be discussed Jan. 14 during the National HBPA Medication Committee forum.... Read More


Breathing Easy Key to Equine Performance and Health

January 03, 2012

The respiratory system can be a major cause of poor performance or premature retirement from competition.... Read More


Diagnosing Respiratory Infection

December 01, 2011

Could your horse have a respiratory disease? Here's how your vet will find out. ... Read More