Recent News for Sports Medicine

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Kentucky EHV: Quarantine at Oldham County Facility Released

February 06, 2017

Unrelated EHV quarantines remain in place at Keeneland Race Course's Rice Road Training Center and Turfway Park.... Read More

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What's All the Hype? Feeding the Energetic Horse

February 06, 2017

Find out how some simple diet changes might help calm your hyperactive horse.... Read More

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Methods for Rehabbing Horse Joints

February 04, 2017

There's not one particular approach for rehabilitating injured joints. Here are a few of the options vets have to use.... Read More

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A New Antibiotic for Resistant Synovial Infections in Horses

February 03, 2017

Researchers found that meropenem can be useful, but should only be used when other antibiotics have failed. Here's why.... Read More

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Feed Tags: Four Components to Evaluate

February 03, 2017

Pay special attention to the purpose statement, guaranteed analysis, ingredients, and directions for use.... Read More

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Regulatory Policies to Undergo Review at April ARCI Meeting

February 03, 2017

Conference attendees will discuss what is and isn't working in racing regulation.... Read More

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ARCI Forms Integrity Compliance Certification Panel

February 02, 2017

Three former regulators will comprise the independent panel that will certify compliance with key integrity standards.... Read More

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Diagnosing and Treating Equine Muscle Injuries

February 01, 2017

While not frequently diagnosed, muscle injuries can cause pain, lameness, and poor performance in horses.... Read More

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Feeding Horses With Muscle Issues

January 31, 2017

Horses with exertional myopathies can benefit from dietary modifications as well as consistent targeted exercise.... Read More

Comparing parts left-to-right is key to interpreting images, with the horse as its own control.

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Equine Thermography

January 30, 2017

Thermography is a noninvasive, safe, and cost-effective diagnostic imaging tool used in equine health care.... Read More

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OSRC to Focus on Medications, Drug Testing in 2017

January 30, 2017

Ohio's racing commission will review medications, out-of-competition drug testing, and RMTC and ARCI recommendations.... Read More

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Two-Year Frangible Pin Study Continues

January 29, 2017

Researchers will continue examining the physics behind rotational falls on cross-country courses.... Read More

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Kentucky EHV: Additional Cases Confirmed at Keeneland

January 27, 2017

Four horses at Keeneland's Rice Road Training Center have tested positive and were placed in isolation.... Read More

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Pegasus World Cup Connections Pledge to Support Aftercare

January 27, 2017

Connections of two contenders have pledged to support New Vocations Racehorse Adoption Program.... Read More

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NTRA Safety, Integrity Alliance Reaccredits Gulfstream Park

January 26, 2017

The alliance is designed to establish standards and practices to promote safety and integrity in horse racing.... Read More

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NYSGC Releases Racehorse Aftercare Video

January 26, 2017

As of Feb. 1 owners and trainers seeking to race horses in New York must view the video for licensure.... Read More

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Deconstructing the Laminitis 'Train Wreck'

January 25, 2017

Researchers have made great strides in understanding laminitis, but it remains a difficult disease to predict and treat.... Read More

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Kentucky EHV: Cases Confirmed at Turfway, Keeneland

January 25, 2017

Two horses from one barn at Turfway and one horse at Keeneland have tested positive for EHV-1.... Read More

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EHV Confirmed in Horse Previously Stabled at Turfway Park

January 23, 2017

A Thoroughbred filly is isolated at a private farm while one barn at the Kentucky track is currently quarantined.... Read More

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Deciphering Your Feed Tag: Performance Horse Feeds

January 21, 2017

These feeds are designed to boost horses' calorie intake and meet additional nutrient needs that increase with work. ... Read More

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FEI Announces Decision in Anti-Doping Case Involving Vet

January 20, 2017

The FEI Tribunal has suspended an Indian veterinarian in connection with a 2012 case involving an endurance horse.... Read More

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Tips for Rehabbing Soft Tissue Injuries in Horses

January 20, 2017

Successful treatment depends on an accurate diagnosis and good knowledge of the therapeutic options available.... Read More

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Horses' Physiologic Responses to Exercise

January 19, 2017

Physiologic and anatomic systems coordinate to allow a horse to reach his maximum athletic potential.... Read More

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Life After Laminitis

January 18, 2017

Your laminitis survivor's true prognosis depends on how you mange him after the worst is over.... Read More

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Seeking Relief: Current Directions in Equine Pain Management

January 17, 2017

Learn what veterinarians are doing to improve how they control equine pain.... Read More