The discussion over the excessive use of whips ‒ or their use at all ‒ in the sport of horse racing has long been a contentious issue.
University of Kentucky researchers are working to make horseracing safer through track surface consistency measurements.
UK study links mRNA biomarkers and fatal injuries in Thoroughbred racehorses, a positive step forward in the development of a pre-race screening tool.
Research suggests that adapting training might help horses' cannon bones better endure the extreme conditions of racing and prevent life-ending injuries.
A look at the response to, and prevention of, contagious disease outbreaks such as EHV-1 and strangles at tracks across the country.
Tick season is upon us and with it the threat of Lyme disease - a frustrating illness that causes a wide range of symptoms that mimic many other conditions.
Nurse mares are a critical resource for breeding operations and can make the difference between life and death for orphaned foals.
The length of a horse's racing stride and cadence are linked to ability, speed and stamina; this data adds another dimension to buying and breeding horses.
The CMPA has announced new clenbuterol guidelines; a look at what the drug does, why it is being more strictly regulated, and what industry insiders think.
Are stem cells from older horses a viable treatment option? Likely not, as a loss of cell functionality occurs with age that may limit tissue regeneration.
Can ulcer medications weaken bones? A new study out of Kentucky examines calcium absorption in horses dosed with omeprazole.