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Temporary Change To Adding Horses To Ontario's EIPH Program

May 27, 2020:

As the industry prepares for the resumption of racing, the Alcohol and Gaming Commission of Ontario would like to provide an update to trainers, assistant trainers, owners and veterinarians looking to add a horse to the Exercise Induced Pulmonary Haemorrhage (EIPH) Program in Ontario....read on

New Rules Proposed After Investigation

November 23, 2015:

On Monday, November 23, the New York State Gaming Commission announced it will pursue 'sweeping' equine drug medication regulations in the wake of its investigation into allegations against the practices of Thoroughbred trainer Steve Asmussen, assistant Scott Blasi and others during the 2013 Saratoga Race Course meet....read on

US HBPA: Don't Ban Lasix

July 25, 2011:

Due to its effectiveness in treating Exercise-Induced Pulmonary Hemorrhage, the National Horsemen’s Benevolent and Protective Association in the United States has announced that it is against a race-day ban on lasix, which bucks current industry trends...read on

"I Think She Can Be Much Better"

July 21, 2011:

Trainer Fabrice Souloy has brought one of his top trotting mares from France to compete against North America’s top aged trotters, in hope that he can capture the 59th edition of the Maple Leaf Trot...read on

Race-Day Meds. Summit - Day 1

June 13, 2011:

Individuals and organizations representing some 16 racing jurisdictions from around the globe participated in Day 1 of an 'International Summit on Race-Day Medication...read on

Race-Day Drug Situation A Quagmire?

June 6, 2011:

“This has been a constant debate in racing for a long time, and I think it's going to continue to be unless someone comes in and mandates it...read on

Lasix Effective In Treating Racehorses?

December 3, 2010:

The Fall 2010 edition of Equine Guelph's Research Update features an article by Natalie Osborne which tackles the subject of respiratory issues with racehorses. A segment of the article discusses furosemide, commercially known as Lasix, which many argue the pros, cons, and effectiveness of....read on

Study: Furosemide Reduces EIPH

June 29, 2009:

According to the results of a recent study, it has been proven that furosemide decreases the incidence of exercise-induced pulmonary hemorrhage (EIPH) in racehorses.

The study, conducted by Colorado State University, the University of Melbourne and the University of Pretoria in the Republic of South Africa, revolved around 167 thoroughbred racehorses....read on


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