Thoroughbreds

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Forum on Joint, Throat Problems in Thoroughbreds Scheduled

July 28, 2012

A veterinary panel will present radiographic images of joints and endoscopic videos of throats in yearlings.... Read More

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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

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RCI Tightens Model Rule on Shock Wave Therapy

July 25, 2012

The new rule states horses receiving ESWT will be ineligible to train or race for 10 days following treatment.... Read More

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Racehorse Welfare, Safety Summit Scheduled for Oct. 16-17

July 24, 2012

The two-day event will bring together a cross-section of the breeding, racing, and veterinary communities.... Read More

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Belmont Winner Union Rags Retired with Suspensory Injury

July 23, 2012

A small lesion in the middle of the suspensory ligament in his left front leg was detected last week.... Read More

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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

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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

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Bramlage Issues Statement on Racehorse Medications, Injuries

July 13, 2012

Bramlage served as the AAEP On-Call veterinarian for this year's Triple Crown races.... Read More

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I'll Have Another's Veterinary Treatments 'Routine Care'

July 12, 2012

Three veterinarians who reviewed the colt's treatment regimen found nothing out of the ordinary.... Read More

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Study Shows Omeprazole Prevents Ulcers in Young Racehorses

July 11, 2012

A study confirms omeprazole can prevent gastric ulcer formation in young racehorses.... Read More

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No Dermorphin Found in Ky. Derby, Oaks Horses' Samples

July 11, 2012

The pain-killer more powerful than morphine was not found in any Derby or Oaks samples tested.... Read More

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Witnesses Named for Senate Horse Racing Medication Hearing

July 10, 2012

A U.S. Senate committee has released its witness list for a July 12 hearing on medication use in horse racing.... Read More

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Equine Medication Focus of Senate Hearing

July 06, 2012

The hearing, "Medication and Performance Enhancing Drugs in Horse Racing," will be held July 12.... Read More

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Benefits of "Tapering" in Athletic Horses Studied

July 02, 2012

Researchers found that recovery periods during conditioning could improve horse training efficacy.... Read More

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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

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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

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Study Evaluates Exercise During Yearling Sales Preparation

June 30, 2012

Researchers collected information about health problems experienced by young horses being prepped for sale.... Read More

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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

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Ky. Derby, Oaks Samples Tested for Dermorphin

June 28, 2012

The natural opiate has been detected in more than 30 racehorses in recent weeks.... Read More

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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

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Rood & Riddle to Host Forum on X ray, Throat Abnormalities

June 27, 2012

A panel will present radiographic images of joints and endoscopic videos of throats Thoroughbred yearlings.... Read More

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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

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TCA Gets $7,520 from I'll Have Another Pedicure Fundraiser

June 24, 2012

Nearly 380 people posted photos of their purple pedicures to bring the total donation to $7,520.
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TRA Endorses Broad Equine Medication Reform Policy

June 23, 2012

The TRA has endorsed a policy for equine medication reform supported by many industry stakeholders.... Read More

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Donation for Veterinary Care Made to TRF

June 19, 2012

Sophie Stenbeck has contributed $74,000 to provide veterinary care for the organization's horses.... Read More