Press release AAEP Announces Initiative to Enhance Horse Health, Racing Integrity Prescription for Racing Reform to seek non-race day EIPH treatments, support 48-hour NSAID rule The American Association of Equine Practitioners today announced a multi-part initiative to protect the health and welfare of the racehorse and help ensure the long-term viability of the racing industry
RMTC Press Release Equine surgeon Keith Latson, DVM, DACVS, will represent the American Association of Equine Practitioners’ On Call program and assist NBC Sports with horse-health information during the May 1 and 2 live racing telecasts at Churchill Downs in Louisville, Ky. Dr. Latson will be available to provide timely health reports to the media
By Jennifer Morrison The Ontario Racing Commission urges the sport to take on a ban of all race-day medications except for the anti-bleeding drug Lasix by 2015. A horse works out at Woodbine racetrack on Sept. 8 in advance of the Woodbine Mile. A ban on race-day medications may come into effect by early 2015.
NEWS RELEASE December 3, 2013 Contact: Hallie Roach Lewis (859) 224-2848 RMTC: CURRENT THRESHOLD LEVELS FOR CORTICOSTEROIDS, CLENBUTEROL SHOULD REMAIN The Racing Medication & Testing Consortium (RMTC) is releasing two position papers which stated that no physiologic difference among the various racing breeds exists to justify changing regulatory thresholds from those recently established by the