Medications

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Speakers Selected for Congressional Horse Racing Hearing

November 19, 2013

A diverse group of speakers will gather to discuss integrity and safety in a hearing scheduled for Nov. 21. ... Read More

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Reparixin: The Future of Laminitis Treatment?

November 19, 2013

Brazilian researchers studied the drug reparixin's effects on horses with experimentally induced laminitis.... Read More

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Texas Compounder Draws Horse Racing Industry Scrutiny

November 15, 2013

Several compounding pharmacies are under scrutiny from horse racing regulators.... Read More

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Joint Injections

November 11, 2013

When injecting multiple joints, is it unusual for one joint to show more improvement than the other?... Read More

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Racehorse Medication, Testing Reforms Gain Support

November 11, 2013

The effort to adopt uniform national reforms continues to gain support, the NTRA reports. ... Read More

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Werth Suspended after Cimetidine Positive

November 10, 2013

Dressage rider Isabell Werth received a six-month suspension after her horse tested positive for cimetidine.... Read More

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USTA Creates Medication Advisory Committee

November 08, 2013

The United States Trotting Association (USTA) has created its own Medication Advisory Committee. ... Read More

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N.Y. Racing Regulators to Consider Standard Drug Thresholds

November 05, 2013

Regulators are poised to enact new thresholds for 24 drugs and propose rules to regulate shock wave therapy. ... Read More

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Breeders' Cup Drug Tests Come Back Clean

November 05, 2013

All urine and blood samples collected from Breeders' Cup horses tested negative for prohibited substances.... Read More

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Breeders' Cup: No Expense Spared on Integrity

November 01, 2013

Breeders' Cup believes it is prepared in the areas of horse safety and security for the World Championships.... Read More

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Intra-Articular Therapy: What Do I Need to Know?

October 25, 2013

Learn about equine intra-articular joint-injections for arthritis from a leading researcher and practitioner.... Read More

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Oxytocin Injections to Suppress Estrus in Mares

October 24, 2013

Oxytocin injections allowed the corpus luteum to keep producing progesterone and the mare to stay out of heat.... Read More

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Massachusetts Adopts Uniform Racehorse Drug Regulations

October 21, 2013

The Massachusetts Gaming Commission voted unanimously to adopt uniform medication and drug-testing rules. ... Read More

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Maintaining Ideal Body Condition in Athletic Horses

October 19, 2013

Here's what to consider if your athletic horse isn't maintaining ideal body weight and condition.... Read More

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RMTC Identified Substances Taken from Trainer's Barn

October 18, 2013

The RMTC Tactical Research Program and HFL Sport Science identified dichloracetic acid and tadalafil.... Read More

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Badminton, Burghley Winner Produces Positive Drug Test

October 15, 2013

Traces of the tranquilizer drug reserpine were found in a blood sample from Clifton Promise.... Read More

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Horse Racing Authorities Endorse Steroid Ban

October 10, 2013

The IFHA has taken the stand that anabolic steroids should be not be permitted in or out of competition. ... Read More

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Commentary: Rebels and Reformers

October 09, 2013

Eric Mitchell shares his thoughts on the U.S. Trotting Association's recent exit from the RMTC. ... Read More

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October Drafts

October 07, 2013

Fall is a great time to take a crisp trail ride or curl up with your favorite horse magazine.... Read More

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BHA Looks Ahead to IFHA Debate on Anabolic Steroids

October 04, 2013

The BHA supports the introduction of a minimum standard for anabolic steroid across racing nations.... Read More

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Racetracks, Industry Groups Push for Model Drug Rules

October 03, 2013

More than 50 tracks and organizations signed a letter supporting the model rules and drug-testing reform. ... Read More

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Changes to 2014 FEI Prohibited Substances List Approved

October 02, 2013

The changes to the FEI's prohibited substances list will take effect Jan. 1, 2014... Read More

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Foreman: Drug Uniformity Won't Be Sidetracked

September 27, 2013

A uniform medication rule proponent says the USTA's move to drop out of the RMTC won't derail the effort. ... Read More

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USTA Says No to Model Rules, Leaves RMTC

September 26, 2013

The United States Trotting Association (USTA), citing breed differences, ended its membership in the RMTC.... Read More

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Virginia Racing Commission Adopts Model Drug Rules

September 25, 2013

The rules set uniform thresholds for 24 controlled therapeutic medications. ... Read More