Pain Management


Stem Cell-PRP Combination Effective in Treating Lesions

October 01, 2011

A stem cell-PRP combination could be more effective than either therapy alone for treating soft tissue lesions... Read More


Injured Thoroughbred Racehorse Banned Scheduled for Surgery

September 23, 2011

The Thoroughbred colt broke both sesamoids in his right ankle after working at Santa Anita Park on Sept. 22.... Read More


Hagyard to Partner With NTRA Alliance

September 11, 2011

Hagyard Equine Medical Institute will participate in this year's NTRA Professional Education Seminar.... Read More


Pain Management in Horses

August 30, 2011

How can you tell if your horse is in pain, and what's the best way to manage that pain? What shouldn't you do?... Read More


Is Your Horse's Bit Harmful to His Mouth?

August 17, 2011

The results of a recent study suggest that bits could cause bone spurs and dental damage in some horses.... Read More


Stem Cell Homing: What Happens Post-Injection?

August 14, 2011

Researchers examine what stem cells do once inside the horse's body and whether they stay where they're put.... Read More


Hyperbaric Oxygen and Stem Cells in Equine Medicine

August 09, 2011

Researchers believe hyperbaric oxygen can be a beneficial adjunctive therapy to regenerative medicine.... Read More


Shock Wave Therapy and PSGAGs: Effects on Arthritis

July 24, 2011

Researchers recently investigated how certain arthritic joint tissues respond to treatments such as shock wave... Read More


Understanding Growth Factors in Regenerative Medicine

July 18, 2011

A better understanding of the growth factors require for tissue healing could enhance stem cells' efficacy.... Read More


Optimize Platelet-Rich Plasma for Best Results

July 16, 2011

Platelet-rich plasma (PRP) is becoming a common regenerative medical therapy for treating a wide range of ... Read More


Adverse Reactions to Stem Cell Therapy

July 07, 2011

Stem cell therapy is one of the most discussed regenerative therapies in the horse health community today, and... Read More


Sorting Out IRAP, PRP, and Stem Cells

June 28, 2011

The wealth of scientific technology makes it difficult to keep track of treatment options for injured horses.... Read More


Equine Injury Prevention Discussed at NTRA Gathering

June 27, 2011

Presentations topics included injury prevention and the mechanics of locomotion in horses and track surface.... Read More


Study Examines Stem Cells' Efficacy in Racehorses

June 25, 2011

A published study examining the effects of stem cell therapy in superficial digital flexor tendinopathy.... Read More


Breeders' Cup Winner Retired After Breaking Withers

June 20, 2011

Breeders' Cup Ladies' Classic winner Unrivaled Belle, who broke her withers after flipping over backwards in ... Read More


White Paper on Racing Surfaces Released

June 16, 2011

The Racing Surfaces Committee has published a 34-page "Racing Surfaces White Paper" that details the current ... Read More


Stress Remodeling: Is Pasture Rest the Best Treatment?

June 12, 2011

Pasture rest could be the best treatment option for horses diagnosed with lower cannon bone stress remodeling.... Read More


Commentary: The Battle of Salix

June 10, 2011

Another battle over the medication Salix is brewing. We say "another" because Thoroughbred racing has been ... Read More


Tackling Tendon and Ligament Injuries

June 03, 2011

The latest therapies for injured tendons and ligaments focus on rebuilding tissue to its original strength.... Read More


Ask the Vet Live Q&A: Conditioning Horses Now Available

May 31, 2011's Ask the Vet LIVE event on conditioning horses was held on May 26, and the recording is now ... Read More


KEDRC Involved in Race-Day Medication Issue

May 27, 2011

The Kentucky Equine Drug Research Council (KEDRC), citing its statutory mission, will be involved in the horse... Read More


Race Day Medication Summit to be Held at Belmont Park

May 19, 2011

The "International Summit on Race Day Medication, EIPH, and the Racehorse" will begin June 13 at Belmont Park.... Read More


Breeders' Incentive, Racehorse Safety Discussed at Meeting

May 19, 2011

Kentucky Thoroughbred Breeders' Incentive Fund and racehorse safety discussed at May 18 meeting.... Read More


Santa Anita Dirt Track to Undergo Renovation

May 18, 2011

Forty horses were removed from the new dirt track by ambulance during the Dec. 26-April 17 race meeting.... Read More


Regenerative Medicine Seminar for Horse Owners Scheduled

May 16, 2011

"The Horse Owner's Guide to Regenerative Medicine" will take place June 4 from 2:00 to 5:00 p.m., in Lexington... Read More