Recent News for Sports Medicine

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Smarty Jones Retired Due to Bone Bruises

August 04, 2004

Go Smarty Go--To Stud at Three Chimneys Farm 
By Ron Mitchell and Evan Hammonds

Smarty Jones, the Elusive Quality colt whose quest for the Triple Crown came up short in the Belmont Stakes (gr. I), has been retired due to... Read More

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Tendons: Keep Them Moving

August 01, 2004

Like keeping the pistons of an engine lubricated for smooth, easy movement, the tendon sheaths of a horse function similarly by providing a friction-free environment in which tendons can move.... Read More

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Efficacy of Common Anti-Ulcer Medications in Racehorses

August 01, 2004

Gastric ulcers are so common in racing horses that many equine practitioners maintain their racing patients on anti-ulcer medications to prevent and treat gastric ulcers. Reports in the literature place the percentage of racing horses in trainin... Read More

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Confusion About Substitute Drugs

August 01, 2004

Until approximately two years ago, I had my retired Quarter Horse on both Legend and Adequan. A change in our ... Read More

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VS in Texas: Breeders' Cup Moving Ahead With Plans

August 01, 2004

Breeders' Cup, which has plans to set up a "disease-free zone" to allow horses to ship in and out of Lone Star Park, is moving full-steam ahead with preparations for this year's World Thoroughbred Championships even as a vesicular stomatitis (VS... Read More

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Drugs: Good and Bad

August 01, 2004

Olympics. Just the word makes us swell up with pride. This month horses and riders from around the world will converge on the birthplace of the Olympic Games in Athens, Greece. The idea of the Olympics is to have all countries send their best... Read More

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NBC Olympics Viewing Marathon Held to Break Guinness World Record During NBC's 24-hour Olympic Coverage

July 30, 2004

Guinness World Record for Consecutive TV Viewing: 50 Hours, 5 Minutes

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Results

July 27, 2004

Medal Counts and Totals... Read More

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Television Coverage

July 27, 2004

Beginning Aug. 15, the world's best horses and riders will compete in the XXVIII Olympiad in Athens, Greece. This page contains the schedule of when equestrian events will be televised on NBC or its affiliate stations.... Read More

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Olympics Equestrian News

July 27, 2004

Beginning Aug. 15, the world's best horses and riders will compete in the XXVIII Olympiad in Athens, Greece. This page will contain a variety of information about the competition and competitors.... Read More

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Tendon Healing, Aged Broodmare Fertility Featured at AVMA Convention

July 27, 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... Read More

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Events Schedule

July 27, 2004

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