Recent News for Sports Medicine

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Equine Metabolic Syndrome

October 01, 2004

Equine metabolic syndrome (EMS), Cushing's disease, insulin resistance (IR), glucose intolerance, and glycemic indices of feeds have gotten a lot of press lately. The terms are taken from the human literature, where they have very specific... Read More

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French Olympic Team Vet to Speak at Cornell Farriers Conference

September 20, 2004

Cornell University College of Veterinary Medicine will host its 21st annual Farrier's Conference Nov. 13-14, 2004. Philippe Benoit, DVM, will speak on a variety of topics related to imaging, diagnostics, and shoeing. Benoit will also discuss... Read More

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California Horse Racing Board Proposes Ban on Milkshakes

September 17, 2004

Use of alkalizing agents--so-called "milkshakes"--on horses would be illegal under a new regulation proposed Sept. 15 to the California Horse Racing Board.

Ron Jensen, DVM, MS, the CHRB's director of equine medicine, told the board... Read More

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Racing Drug Panel Moves Forward with Per-Start Fee for Owners

September 15, 2004

Lab accreditation, quality assurance to get close look

Racehorse owners would contribute about $4.5 million a year to support research projects under a recommendation by the Racing Medication and Testing Consortium, which... Read More

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Tendon Healing, Aged Broodmares Featured at Convention

September 01, 2004

Smarty Jones won a little sympathy Saturday night, July 24, as Patricia Hogan, VMD, Dipl. ACVS, board-certified veterinary surgeon, recounted the tale of how the Pennsylvania-bred colt reared up in the starting gate of Philadelphia Park last yea... Read More

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Arthroscopy for Meniscal Tears

September 01, 2004

A meniscus is an interarticular (between joints) synovial cartilage or membrane. Meniscal tears in the stifle joint are well described in human athletes and dogs. Despite a few published reports in horses, however, the condition remains difficul... Read More

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Basic Concepts in Nutrition

September 01, 2004

The options and opinions on what to feed your horse are numerous. My goal in this article is to review the differences between the "simple-stomached" creatures (such as ourselves, dogs, cats, etc.) and the horse. In addition, we will take a look... Read More

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Hyperkalemic Periodic Paralysis and Colic

September 01, 2004

Q: I have a 4-year-old Quarter Horse gelding who is HYPP N/H positive. This horse is very gassy and tends to colic once a month, which causes a minor HYPP attack. I have tried everything, from changing his diet (no grain) to jus... Read More

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Olympic Veterinarians Head Home

August 30, 2004

After a busy month in Athens, Greece, Jack Snyder, DVM, PhD, Dipl. ACVS, a professor in the Department of Surgical and Radiologic Services at the University of California, Davis, and a director of the Olympic Veterinary Clinic, returned to the... Read More

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Horse Dies from West Nile Virus at California Racetrack

August 27, 2004

Having identified the first known racehorse to die from the West Nile Virus (WNV) at a California racetrack, equine health authorities are emphasizing the importance of equine vaccinations and booster shots as well as other preventive measures t... Read More

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Individual Jumping Final Aug. 27

August 27, 2004

Individual Jumping Final Aug. 27 Results... Read More

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Olympic Show Jumping Team Wins Silver for the United States

August 25, 2004

Athens, Greece - The United States found the "silver lining" in what turned out to be a nail-biting, stomach-churning jump-off between the States and the Swedes for the silver and bronze Olympic medals. Germany clinched the gold in the evening's... Read More

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McDonald Fourth and Dover Sixth in Dressage Individual Final

August 25, 2004

By the U.S. Equestrian Federation

Athens, Greece - On another windy day at the Markopoulo Equestrian Center, Debbie McDonald of Hailey, Idaho, finished in fourth place and Robert... Read More

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Germans Cruise to Gold in Team Jumping, Americans Win Silver in Jump Off Over Sweden

August 25, 2004

By Joseph Schwerdt, NBCOlympics.com

ATHENS -- Led by defending gold medalists Ludger Beerbaum and Otto Becker, Germany earned its third consecutive Olympic team show jumping... Read More

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Van Grunsven Defends Her Olympic Individual Dressage Title

August 25, 2004

By NBCOlympics.com 

ATHENS -- The Netherlands' Anky van Grunsven knew she had a good performance on Salinero on Wednesday in the last individual dressage event, the... Read More

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Individual Dressage Grand Prix Freestyle Final

August 25, 2004

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Team Jumping Final - Team Round 1

August 25, 2004

Team Jumping Final - Team Round 1 Results... Read More

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Individual Jumping Qualification 2 and 3

August 25, 2004

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United States Jumping Team in Medal Hunt

August 24, 2004

The United States is tied with the Netherlands for second place after the first round of the team jumping competition at the Markopoulo Equestrian Centre, trailing Germany by four penalties. Beezie Madden, of Cazenovia, N.Y., on Authentic stood... Read More

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Germany wins sixth straight team dressage gold

August 23, 2004

Led by McDonald, Dover, U.S. takes bronze again

By Joseph Schwerdt, NBCOlympics.com 

ATHENS -- Led by perennial world and European medalist Ulla Salzgeber,... Read More

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Team Dressage Grand Prix

August 23, 2004

Team Dressage Grand Prix Results... Read More

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Individual Dressage Grand Prix Special

August 23, 2004

Individual Dressage Grand Prix Special Results... Read More

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Individual Jumping Qualification Jumping - 1st Qualifier

August 23, 2004

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Individual Dressage Grand Prix

August 23, 2004

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Team Medal Mix-Up Causes an International Stir

August 19, 2004

In the End, It's A Double Gold for Germany and Individual Bronze for American Kim Severson; Americans Left Off the Team Medal Podium

By the United States Equestrian... Read More