Medications

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Godolphin Trainer's Steroid Use Called 'Deliberate Flouting'

May 01, 2013

The BHA called trainer Mahmood Al Zarooni's anabolic steroid use a "deliberate flouting" of racing rules. ... Read More

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Second British Racehorse Trainer Admits to Steroid Use

April 29, 2013

Britain's steroid scandal continued April 29 when a Newmarket trainer admitted to using steroids on horses.... Read More

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HKJC Official Urges Worldwide Steroid Ban

April 29, 2013

One official urged racing authorities to consider banning the use of anabolic steroids for horses in training.... Read More

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Drug Peramivir Could Help Horses Suffering from Flu

April 28, 2013

Researchers found a flu inhibitor that could help horses with influenza recover more quickly.... Read More

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Bill would Protect Mobile Vet Practices from Drug Charges

April 24, 2013

Vets who make farm calls to treat horses currently risk prosecution under the Controlled Substances Act.... Read More

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Godolphin Racehorses Test Positive for Steroids

April 22, 2013

Godolphin trainer Mahmood Al Zarooni has admitted to administering anabolic steroids to 11 horses. ... Read More

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Results of EU Horsemeat Study Released

April 19, 2013

EU officials tested beef products for the presence of horsemeat and horse carcasses for the presence of Bute.... Read More

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Canadian Researchers Battling Drug-Resistant Bacteria

April 18, 2013

Researchers are recognizing a growing number of disease-causing organisms resistant to common antibiotics.... Read More

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Bute Found in English 'Beef' Products

April 12, 2013

British officials announced this week that a canned corned beef product positive for the presence of Bute. ... Read More

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Ky. Commission Seeks Review of Cobra Venom Ruling

April 10, 2013

The recent ruling overturned a suspension imposed on Rodney Stewart, DVM, for cobra venom possession.... Read More

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Oral vs. IV Bute Administration and Drug Testing (AAEP 2012)

March 29, 2013

Researchers evaluated if half-doses of Bute resulted in different plasma concentrations than full doses.... Read More

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Court Overturns Vet's Suspension in Cobra Venom Case

March 15, 2013

A Kentucky court overturned a suspension handed to Rodney Stewart, DVM, for the possession of cobra venom.... Read More

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Grayson-Jockey Club to Fund 12 New Projects in 2013

March 15, 2013

The Grayson-Jockey Club Research Foundation approved funding of 12 new projects in 2013. ... Read More

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Trainer of Ky. Derby Hopeful Suspended for Drug Violations

March 14, 2013

Rudy Rodriguez was suspended and fined after flunixin was found in his horses at two races last year.... Read More

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Owners Consider Suit Against Breeders' Cup on Salix

March 14, 2013

Prominent owners threatened legal action if Breeders' Cup prohibits race-day Salix at its world championships.... Read More

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Medication Mishaps in Horses (AAEP 2012)

March 13, 2013

Try as they might to avoid them, veterinarians from time to time will manage medication mishaps.... Read More

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Podiatry Table Topic: A Focus on Laminitis (AAEP 2012)

March 08, 2013

Laminitis is a devastating disease that does not discriminate based on a horse's age, breed, or discipline.... Read More

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Lecture on Equine Drug Research, Testing Scheduled

March 06, 2013

The lecture will illustrate advances in drug surveillance capabilities and discuss existing challenges.... Read More

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Regulators Discuss Jockey Club Drug Rules

March 05, 2013

Regulators met via conference call March 4 to discuss new model medication rules set to be adopted by RCI.... Read More

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Breeders' Cup Will Not Expand Furosemide Ban in 2013

March 04, 2013

As in 2012, Salix use is prohibited in Breeders' Cup races for 2-year-olds but allowed in all other races.... Read More

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RMTC Calls Nikethamide 'Very Dangerous Drug' for Horses

March 04, 2013

It's the first in more than a decade, but a recent positive nikethamide test has racing regulators' attention.... Read More

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Meloxicam vs. Phenylbutazone: Effects on Horses' Gastric Mucosa Studied

March 04, 2013

A recent study showed that some newer NSAIDs could have fewer adverse GI effects on horses than older drugs.... Read More

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GI Drug Could be Useful for Equine Eye Exams (AAEP 2012)

March 03, 2013

N-butylscopolammonium bromide could be useful for helping veterinarians examine horses' eyes.... Read More

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Laboratory Advances Improve Equine Doping Testing

February 27, 2013

Metabolomics and transcriptomics can provide a sort of "history" of drugs that have been in a horse's body.... Read More

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W.Va. Issues Support for Uniform Racehorse Medication Plan

February 26, 2013

The resolution furthers an effort to implement uniform racehorse medication, penalty, and testing rules.... Read More