Recent News for Exercise-Related Conditions

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Owners Again Support Medication-Free Horse Racing

August 05, 2013

Many of horse racing's top owners again pledged to race their 2-year-olds without race-day medication. ... Read More

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Hemorrhage Blamed for Calgary Stampede Horse Death

July 17, 2013

Pulmonary hemorrhage caused the death of a horse used in the chuckwagon race at the Calgary Stampede. ... Read More

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Old School Tying Up Treatment

May 14, 2013

Why have vitamin E/selenium injections prior to whatever led to tying-up in the past been abandoned?... Read More

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Six Ky. Derby Horses Made Salix-Free Racing Debuts

May 03, 2013

All of this year's Kentucky Derby starters will receive furosemide, designed to prevent EIPH. ... 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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Exertional Rhabdomyolysis: Not Just Tying-Up Anymore

February 12, 2013

Researchers have worked tirelessly to better understand the disorder, its causes, and how to best manage it.... Read More

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Top Medicine Studies of 2012 (AAEP 2012)

February 04, 2013

Dr. Stephen Reed recaps studies on endocrinology, neurologic and muscle disorders, foal health, and more.... Read More

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Thoroughbred Owners Group: Salix Effective in Treating EIPH

January 29, 2013

A group of researchers and the Thoroughbred Owners of California issued a statement supporting furosemide use.... Read More

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KHRC Staff Outlines New Salix Procedures

December 14, 2012

The changes are designed to prevent mistakes in Salix administration prior to races.... Read More

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Race-Day Salix Errors Frustrate Kentucky Horsemen

November 16, 2012

Salix administration mistakes have led to at least two horses being scratched from races this month.... Read More

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Thoroughbred Trainers Criticize Breeders' Cup Salix Ban

November 02, 2012

Furosemide has been banned from this year's Breeders' Cup juvenile races.... Read More

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Thoroughbred Trainer Pletcher Not Worried about Salix Ban

October 25, 2012

All Pletcher's 2-year-olds have raced on Salix in all of their starts.... Read More

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Commentary: Following Up on the Salix-Free Racing Pledge

September 20, 2012

Trainers managing Salix-free horses noted that none of them have shown signs of bleeding after races so far.... Read More

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Equine Guelph Releases Report on 3-D Ultrasound Research

September 20, 2012

Chalmers' goal is to provide owners with a reliable and inexpensive way to screen horses for roaring.... Read More

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W.Va. Horse Racing Officials Begin Examining Salix

September 18, 2012

A meeting served as a information-gathering session in light of ongoing discussion about furosemide use.... Read More

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Valberg to be Inducted into Equine Research Hall of Fame

September 16, 2012

Valberg will be the first woman inducted into the Equine Research Hall of Fame.... Read More

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Race-Day Medication Rules Discussed in Ky., W.Va

August 30, 2012

Race-day medication discussions are taking place in both Kentucky and West Virginia.... Read More

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Kentucky Race-Day Drug Rules Will Change Sept. 4

August 23, 2012

Furosemide will be the only medication permitted on race day in Kentucky effective Sept. 4.... Read More

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Surgical Options for Managing Roaring in Horses

August 22, 2012

Numerous factors go into selecting the appropriate surgical procedure to treat equine roaring.... 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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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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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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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