World Equine Airway Symposium Scheduled for July: The Horse.Com 4/7/17

By: Edited Press Release Experts on diagnosing, treating, and preventing respiratory disease in horses from around the world will convene in Copenhagen, Denmark, July 13-15, for the 6th World Equine Airway Symposium (WEAS). The symposium, which is held every four years, is the only international meeting focusing solely on equine breathing problems. The meeting is

New York Regulators Act on Drug Testing, Records Rules: Blood-Horse 1/23/17

By: Tom Precious New York racing regulators on Jan. 23 gave preliminary approval to an expansion of equine drug testing and recordkeeping rules, and set a minimum set of penalties to be imposed on trainers and others with repeated equine drug violations. The decision by the New York Gaming Commission, which now begins a 45-day

NYSGC Proposes Overhaul of Drug, Veterinary Rules: TDN 1/23/17

By: T.D. Thornton Five proposed new rules dealing with Thoroughbred medication, prohibited substances, minimum drug penalties, out-of-competition testing, and airway bleeding in racehorses were advanced to a 45-day public-comment period by the New York State Gaming Commission (NYSGC) at the board’s monthly meeting Jan. 23. Board members only briefly discussed specifics of the broad set

EIPH Research a Fundraising Priority for AAEP Foundation: AAEP 8/22/16

By: AAEP News Room The AAEP Foundation, the charitable arm of the American Association of Equine Practitioners (AAEP), today announced its designation of exercise-induced pulmonary hemorrhage (EIPH) research as a fundraising priority. EIPH refers to the presence of blood in the airways of a horse’s lung during exercise. The condition is commonly reported in racehorses

Study of EIPH in 2-Year-Olds Completed: The Blood-Horse 1/6/16

By: Tom LaMarra A study designed to determine the levels of exercise-industry pulmonary hemorrhage in 2-year-olds racing in South Florida is complete, but the data won't be released until a scientific paper is published after peer review. The study, which involved 814 endoscopic examinations, was headed by Dr. Stephen Selway of the Gulfstream Equine Surgical