Summit Examines Injury Databases, Post-Mortem Programs

July 15, 2015

The racehorse welfare and safety summit also covered racetrack surfaces, continuing education, and more.... Read More


Stall-Resting Seniors

July 13, 2015

Some horses handle stall rest well, while others would rather not deal with it. Where does your senior horse fall?... Read More


Macrolide Antibiotics' Effects on Sweating in Foals Examined

July 10, 2015

Researcher found that three commonly used macrolides suppressed foals' normal sweat responses to varying degrees.... Read More


RMTC Notes Progress in National Uniform Medication Program

July 08, 2015

Racing jurisdictions in nine states have now adopted the program in its entirety.... Read More


How to Keep Your Horse Safe During the 4th of July

July 02, 2015

A veterinarian offers tips to keep your horse calm despite the noise and sight of festive fireworks.... Read More


Groups Join Coalition for Horse Racing Integrity

June 29, 2015

The coalition supports national oversight of uniform medication standards in Thoroughbred racing.... Read More


UK Graduate Student Spotlight: Wenying Zhu

June 27, 2015

Zhu's research focused on evaluating intra-articular glucocorticoid therapies for equine osteoarthritis.... Read More


UK Equine Law Conference Held in April

June 26, 2015

Discussion topics ranged from medications in racing and sport horse fields to equine insurance provisions, and more.... Read More


Problems With Previcox Overdose

June 23, 2015

What can happen if a horse overdoses on Previcox? A veterinarian shares his insight.... Read More


Australian Vets Condemn Cobalt Misuse in Racing Industry

June 21, 2015

Equine Veterinarians Australia says cobalt misuse in the horse racing industry is a serious animal welfare issue.... Read More


Antimicrobials' Effects on Horses' Intestinal Microbes

June 20, 2015

Researchers found significant changes following the administration of three common antimicrobial medications.... Read More


Proposed Bill Calls for Federal Anti-Doping Racing Rules

June 17, 2015

Race-day medications for racehorses would be banned and an independent agency would be charged with enforcing rules.... Read More


Grayson-Jockey Club Offers Free Online Courses

June 11, 2015

The Advanced Horsemanship Program's first modules focus on EHV-1, the hoof, and the National Uniform Medication Program.... Read More


Racing Conference Concludes with Medication Reform Messages

June 08, 2015

The Pan American Conference featured a variety of speakers who focused on anti-doping, marketing, and more.... Read More


Marbofloxacin Might Prevent Transport-Associated Fever

June 07, 2015

Transport-associated fever is a common issue that can disrupt training schedules or indicate infection.... Read More


Horse Racing Integrity Coalition Formed

June 05, 2015

The group will advocate for uniform medication standards for American Thoroughbred racing.... Read More


FDA Releases Draft Guidance on Animal Drug Compounding

May 18, 2015

The document is designed to help ensure compounded drugs are available when appropriately prescribed by a veterinarian.... Read More


Corticosteroid Clearance Following Joint Injections

May 17, 2015

Researchers found that corticosteroid elimination varies depending on the dose used and the number of joints treated.... Read More


New Paradigm for Racing Drug Violations Being Developed

May 13, 2015

Officials seek comment on draft language that would impose a 10-year ban on those guilty of "egregious violations."... Read More


Racing NSW Secures State-of-the-Art Drug Detection Equipment

May 12, 2015

The new equipment can screen for more than 8,000 different types of drugs.... Read More


What's the Difference Between Gastrogard and Ulcergard?

May 11, 2015

One is prescribed by your veterinarian, the other is available over-the-counter. Find out more in our Q&A.... Read More


Researchers Evaluate Low-Dose Diclazuril

May 10, 2015

Scientists from UC Davis studied low-dose diclazuril administration in foals and adult horses with positive results.... Read More


Gastrointestinal Drug Safe for Use in Pregnant Mares

May 09, 2015

Misoprostol, which can cause abortion in humans, is used to prevent or treat right dorsal colitis in horses.... Read More

The gold standard for diagnosing gastric ulcers is gastroscopy--viewing the horse's stomach through a tube passed through his nostril, as Dr. Bill Hay, Dr. Michelle Garrison, and Eanna Hosick are shown doing here with their patient, Norman.


Gastric Ulcers: Common in Performance Horses and Foals

May 06, 2015

About 90% of performance horses and 25 to 50% of foals have ulcers. Here's what to watch for and how to prevent them.... Read More


Veterinarians Discuss Medication Rules at Ohio Meeting

May 05, 2015

Five vets shared their views on racehorse testing and medication issues an Ohio State Racing Commission meeting.... Read More