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No More Stockpiling: Use Of Expired Antibiotics Is Irresponsible, Dangerous

Though horse owners and caretakers often tend to keep antibiotics on hand “just in case,” the British Equine Veterinary Association (BEVA) warns owners around the world that use of out-of-date antibiotics is irresponsible and can be dangerous.  Old antibiotics may be dangerous to horses, the veterinary body warns. Giving horses old antibiotics when an infection […]

AAEP Seeks Proposals For Wearable Biometric Sensors To Improve Early Injury Detection In Thoroughbred Racing

The American Association of Equine Practitioners (AAEP) today released a Request for Proposal (RFP) soliciting proposals from applicants for a joint project that will involve the development and application of wearable biometric sensor technologies to improve early detection of musculoskeletal injuries in Thoroughbred racehorses in the United States. Wearable biometric sensors have shown promise in […]

Thoroughbred Aftercare Alliance To Receive Prestigious 2023 Clay Puett Award

The University of Arizona Race Track Industry Program (RTIP) proudly announces that the Thoroughbred Aftercare Alliance will be honored with the 2023 Clay Puett Award. Recognized for its pivotal role in championing equine welfare since its inception in 2012, the Thoroughbred Aftercare Alliance has set the standard for regulating and funding programs dedicated to the […]

United Horse Coalition Launches Membership Drive Contest

The end of the year is the perfect time to make a change and make a difference. Why not end the year on a more colorful note while supporting the United Horse Coalition (UHC)? The UHC is hosting their membership drive as a reminder that each organization in our industry, no matter their capacity, or […]

USEF Board Of Directors Approves Rule Changes During November Board Meeting

The United States Equestrian Federation (USEF) held a Board of Directors meeting Monday, Nov. 13. During the meeting, the Directors heard updates from around the sport and made several important decisions that directly impact USEF members and their horses. The board approved the $37.2mm balanced budget for 2024 projecting continued modest growth in the membership […]

Return To Racing: Do Standing Fracture Repairs Affect Post-Surgical Results?

In years past, repair of fractures to a horse’s phalangeal bones were only completed under general anesthesia.  Dr. Victoria Colgate, of Rossdales Equine Hospital in the United Kingdom, and a team of scientists sought to determine whether horses who received a standing fracture repair of the sagittal proximal phalanx (P1) and parasagittal metacarpal/metatarsal III (MC/MTIII) […]

Two-Time Breeders’ Cup Sprint Winner Roy H Joins Kentucky Horse Park’s Hall Of Champions

Two-time champion sprint winner Roy H joins the Kentucky Horse Park’s Hall of Champions Barn located in Lexington. “Roy H had an outstanding racing career and having him join the Hall of Champions allows us to celebrate his many racing accomplishments,” said Lee Carter, Kentucky Horse Park President. “He joins a long list of champion […]

Electrostimulation Bandages Pose Exciting Opportunity For Future Of Wound Care

Studies in mice have indicated that use of electrostimulation bandages can speed wound healing time.  These bandages were originally investigated by scientists at the Department of Biomedical Engineering at Northwestern University for their potential use on foot ulcers in diabetic humans. The faster the ulcers healed, the less likely they were to become infected.  The […]