Thoroughbred Racing

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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

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Proposed Racehorse Drug Rules Debated in New York

January 22, 2014

Officials heard the pros and cons of having different medication rules for Thoroughbreds and Standardbreds.... Read More

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EHV Scare at Pennsylvania Racetrack

January 20, 2014

A barn was quarantined due to a suspected EHV case, but quickly released when the horse tested negative.... Read More

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No Additional Signs of EHV-1 at Fair Hill

January 16, 2014

The suspect horse is in stable condition and has shown gradual neurologic status improvement.... Read More

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High-Speed Exercise and Bone Response

January 14, 2014

Researchers are striving to better understand the balance between tolerable and excessive bone damage.... Read More

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Palmer Named NYSGC Equine Medical Director

January 13, 2014

Scott Palmer, VMD, Dipl. AVBP, will oversee the health and safety of horses at all New York state racetracks.... Read More

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Parx Racing EHV-1 Quarantine Lifted

January 13, 2014

The quarantine of two barns began in early November 2013 when a horse tested positive for EHV-1. ... Read More

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Study Looks at Racehorses' Transitions to Second Careers

January 10, 2014

The study indicates indicates a large percentage of horses are acquired from their owners, not auctions.... Read More

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Top Equine Surgery Studies of 2013

January 10, 2014

Dr. Lisa Fortier shares her picks for the top equine surgery- and lameness-related studies of 2013.... Read More

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Managing Racehorse Joints with Strict Medication Regulations

January 09, 2014

In the face of new racing medication rules, vets are revisiting treatment approaches for injured horses.... Read More