Scollay Outlines Bisphosphonate Concerns to KHRC: BloodHorse 4/16/19

By: Frank Angst Kentucky Equine Medical Director Mary Scollay is advocating a multi-pronged approach to regulating and preventing improper use of bisphosphonates, which experts have linked to catastrophic breakdowns when used in young horses because they interrupt the bone remodeling process as horses train. Scollay presented the overview during the Kentucky Horse Racing Commission meeting

Equine Injury Database Statistics Continue to Reflect Progress: THA Racing.Com 3/11/17

By: Tom LaMarra Fatalities in races in 2016 dropped 5% from the previous year to 1.54 per 1,000 starts, another indication that improved safety protocol and a tightening of equine medication rules are making a difference in Thoroughbred racing. The Equine Injury Database statistics released March 10 by The Jockey Club show an encouraging trend