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.
A recent study has found no causative link between catastrophic breakdowns in thoroughbred racehorses and a gene mutation that primarily affects Warmbloods.
If proponents of a current bill before U.S. Congress succeed, pre-race Lasix injections may be a thing of the past as soon as next year’s racing season.
What you need to know about Equine Influenza and how to protect your horses from the highly contagious disease – from vaccinations to biosecurity measures.
Inflammatory Airway Disease robs racehorses of their breath, and, therefore, their stamina. A new study shows the condition is more prevalent we thought.
Stem cells and stem cell therapy for the treatment of soft tissue injuries in racehorses has made a lot of ground – from experimental to a proven treatment.
Fort Erie veterinarian, Dr. James Crawford, discusses the value of pre-purchase exams and recommends a thorough check before you buy a Thoroughbred horse.
It was a tragedy that led Brenda Bastian to purchase her Trakehner broodmare, Helga. And another tragedy nearly ended the mare’s life.
New research on a horse's biorhythms and gene reaction.