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Cardiorespiratory Causes of Poor Equine Performance

August 17, 2012

In order for a horse to reach his athletic potential, his cardiorespiratory system must function properly.... Read More

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Jockey Club's Revised Drug Rules Have Salix Provision

August 13, 2012

The Jockey Club has added a provision governing regulatory administration of furosemide on race day.... Read More

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Study Finds Link Between ERAV and Horse Age

August 09, 2012

Horse age appears to be a significant factor in the prevalence of equine rhinitis virus A and B.... Read More

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Race-Day Salix Ban Will Extend to 2-Year-Old Listed Stakes

August 09, 2012

Race-day Salix will not be allowed in listed stakes races for 2-year-old Thoroughbreds.... Read More

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West Virginia Racing Commission Plans Meeting on Salix Use

August 07, 2012

The commission plans to hold a fact-finding meeting on use of race-day furosemide day, officials said Aug. 4.... Read More

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RMTC Holding Clenbuterol Decision for Study Results

August 07, 2012

The organization is waiting on UC Davis study results before ruling on a possible ban of clenbuterol.... Read More

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National HBPA Affiliates Back Use of Race-Day Salix

August 06, 2012

The majority of the National HBPA affiliates have adopted pro-race-day Salix resolutions.... Read More

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Group Wants Act to Regulate Horse Racing Medication

August 01, 2012

A new grassroots organization that opposes race-day medication wants involvement by the federal government.... Read More

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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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Equine Tracheal Mucus Associated with Airborne Particulates

July 23, 2012

Athletic horses exposed to airborne particles could experience enough mucus buildup to limit performance.... Read More

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Study: Modified Surgery for Roaring Treatment Effective

July 20, 2012

Study finds that modified version of laryngoplasty surgery is effective in treating roaring in horses.... 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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Horses' Physiologic Responses to Exercise

July 16, 2012

Physiologic and anatomic systems coordinate to allow a horse to reach his maximum athletic potential.... 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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Does Hyperbaric Oxygen Therapy Cause Lung Inflammation?

July 10, 2012

Hyperbaric oxygen therapy results in high blood-oxygenation levels without inducing lung inflammation.... Read More

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Electrolyte Use in Performance Horses

July 03, 2012

Electrolytes can help increase equine performance when supplementing a balanced diet.... 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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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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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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Dexamethasone Administration Routes in Horses Compared

June 26, 2012

Study finds that dexamethasone (DXM) behaves similarly regardless of how it enters the horse's body.... 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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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