Recent News for Sports Medicine

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Wong Joins TVMDL Drug Testing Laboratory

November 25, 2013

Before joining TVMDL, Dr. Colton Wong worked in the Hong Kong Jockey Club racing laboratory. ... Read More

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California Passes National Racehorse Medication Reforms

November 24, 2013

California is the 10th state to formally agree to adoption of the national controlled medication schedule.... Read More

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House Subcommittee Debates Horse Racing Safety, Integrity

November 22, 2013

The Subcommittee is considering a bill that would give the USADA the responsibility of ensuring racing safety.... Read More

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CHRB Sudden Horse Death Report Released

November 22, 2013

The report concluded the cluster of sudden deaths from Bob Baffert's barn had no single, identifiable cause.... Read More

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NTRA Shows Support for Racing Industry Reforms

November 21, 2013

In a letter the NTRA outlines progress in the national reform effort to enhance racing's safety and integrity.... Read More

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TRF Settles Lawsuit with New York

November 20, 2013

The suit was filed in May 2012 based on affidavits alleging abuse spread across TRF's satellite farms.... Read More

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Speakers Selected for Congressional Horse Racing Hearing

November 19, 2013

A diverse group of speakers will gather to discuss integrity and safety in a hearing scheduled for Nov. 21. ... Read More

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Vox Populi Finalists Announced, Voting Begins

November 19, 2013

Nominees include Paynter, Mucho Macho Man, Wise Dan, Groupie Doll, Princess of Sylmar, and Game On Dude.... Read More

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2014 World Equestrian Games Tickets Now On Sale

November 18, 2013

The public sale launch offers tickets starting at €16 (about $21.60). ... Read More

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Congressional Hearing on Horse Racing Scheduled

November 18, 2013

A U.S. House subcommittee has scheduled a hearing on horse racing safety and integrity for Nov. 21. ... Read More

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New British Horse Industry Health and Safety Guide Published

November 17, 2013

The sixth edition of the Health and Safety in the Racing and Breeding Industry guide is available. ... Read More

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Slow Go on Mid-Atlantic Drug Reform in Kentucky

November 16, 2013

Kentucky has begun initial consideration of the reforms through its Equine Drug Research Council.... Read More

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Blind Dressage Horse Valiant in Critical Condition

November 15, 2013

Blind dressage horse Valiant is in critical condition with endocarditis, his owner told The Horse.... Read More

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Texas Compounder Draws Horse Racing Industry Scrutiny

November 15, 2013

Several compounding pharmacies are under scrutiny from horse racing regulators.... Read More

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EHV-1 Case Brings Quarantine at Parx Racing

November 13, 2013

Two barns at Parx Racing are under quarantine as a result of a positive test for equine herpesvirus.... Read More

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Sertich to Review Mare Anatomy, Physiology, and Behavior

November 13, 2013

Dr. Patricia Sertich will review mare anatomy, physiology, and abnormalities known to cause behavior changes.... Read More

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The Energy Content of Horse Feeds

November 12, 2013

Weight management requires an understanding of energy. As it relates to nutrition, energy refers to calories.... Read More

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Arkansas Awarded Leading Thoroughbred Award

November 12, 2013

The award is open to all Thoroughbreds competing at the National Horse Show. ... Read More

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Joint Injections

November 11, 2013

When injecting multiple joints, is it unusual for one joint to show more improvement than the other?... Read More

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Racehorse Medication, Testing Reforms Gain Support

November 11, 2013

The effort to adopt uniform national reforms continues to gain support, the NTRA reports. ... Read More

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Six Veterinarian-Approved Saddle-Fit Tips

November 11, 2013

On a quest for the perfect saddle and the best fit? Here are a few words of advice from veterinarians. ... Read More

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Werth Suspended after Cimetidine Positive

November 10, 2013

Dressage rider Isabell Werth received a six-month suspension after her horse tested positive for cimetidine.... Read More

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Thoroughbred Aftercare Alliance Hires Hastie

November 10, 2013

The Thoroughbred Aftercare Alliance hired James Hastie as its executive director, effective Nov. 18, 2013. ... Read More

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Jockey Club to Fund Jockey Concussion Tests

November 09, 2013

The Jockey Club will fund concussion testing for jockeys who use the Jockey Health Information System.... Read More

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Breeders' Cup Dirt Mile Contender Has Successful Surgery

November 08, 2013

Centralinteligence underwent successful surgery after sustaining a hairline condylar fracture.... Read More