ARCI Convention: Panel Raises Bisphosphonate Concerns: The Bloodhorse 4/4/18

By: Frank Angst Veterinarian Jeff Blea, chairman of the racing committee of the American Association of Equine Practitioners, relayed a story from a couple years ago when he asked a room of about 200 equine vets if any of them had administered bisphosphonates? Four or five raised their hands, but ... "Afterward, about 25 or 30 of

RCI Looks at Added Out-of-Competition Testing: Blood-Horse 3/23/16

By: Frank Angst Racing Medication and Testing Consortium executive director Dionne Benson said as regulators look at new, enhanced recommendations on out-of-competition testing, they're going to find policies that will work for the industry. Participating on an equine welfare and veterinary panel March 23 at the RCI conference in New Orleans, Benson is encouraged that

RMTC: Current Threshold Levels for Corticosteroids, Clenbuterol Should Remain 12/3/2013

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