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Humeral and Scapular Fracture Study

November 30, 2012:

Dr. Erin McKerney, in collaboration with Dr. Susan Stover from the J.D Wheat Veterinary Orthopedic Research Laboratory at UC Davis is conducting a study to better understand the events that lead to catastrophic fractures of the humerus and scapula in racehorses....read on

MacLeod On Concerns Regarding OLG

October 21, 2012:

"Hamilton, Ottawa, Kingston and Toronto seem to all be dealing with a divide and conquer approach from the OLG. With a prorogued parliament, I believe the situation will only worsen."...read on

MacLeod Calls For Inquiry Into OLG Plans

October 19, 2012:

Citing the fact that outgoing Ontario Liberal Premier Dalton McGuinty has prorogued the provincial legislature, Nepean-Carleton MPP Lisa MacLeod has called on Ontario's Ombudsman to undertake an inquiry into the Ontario Lottery and Gaming Corp.'s controversial gaming modernization plan to ensure process transparency....read on

NYS Equine Industry Has $4.2B Effect

October 16, 2012:

On Tuesday, October 16, the New York State Horse Racing & Agriculture Industry Alliance announced the determinations of an Equine Industry Economic Impact Study which found that the state's industry has a $4.2-billion effect on NYS and leads to 33,000 full-time jobs and $187 million in state and local taxes....read on

Survey: Biosecurity At Breeding Farms

October 3, 2012:

Healthy horses are the key to a sustainable equine industry. Biosecurity plays a vital role in both individual horse and herd health....read on

3D Ultrasound To Study Roaring

September 5, 2012:

You have seen the marvels of 3D cinema, whether it was Thor's hammer hurling toward you or maybe it was Superman Returns at the IMAX. Ultrasound technology has also developed 3D capabilities, and it is evolving faster than a speeding bullet, with more accuracy than a CAT scan....read on

Study: Gene Mutation Affects Gait

August 31, 2012:

International researchers have identified a gene mutation that "has a favourable effect on harness racing performance" in a study recently published in Nature magazine....read on

Volunteers Needed For OVC Study

June 12, 2012:

The Ontario Veterinary College has announced it is looking for volunteers to take part in a study of clients’ expectations of equine veterinarians....read on

Volunteers Needed For OVC Study

May 7, 2012:

The Ontario Veterinary College has announced it is looking for volunteers to take part in a study of clients’ expectations of equine veterinarians...read on

Scientists: 'Drafting' Can Win You Races

March 7, 2012:

Scientists have now quantified what the horse-racing industry has known for ages: catching cover early and utilizing a late rush is a good tactic to help win races...read on

T-Breds, S-Breds Most Inbred Breeds

January 31, 2012:

A study published in the open-access journal PLoS ONE Genetics has determined that inbreeding, in regard to the comparison of different equine breeds, is the most dominant within both standardbred and thoroughbred horses...read on

Indiana Racing Has Big Economic Impact

November 21, 2011:

A recent study by Purdue University has determined that the equine industry in the state of Indiana carries a $2-billion per-year economic impact...read on

NJ Pols Press On For Big M Slots

November 10, 2011:

Even though the residents of New Jersey threw their support behind the expanded gambling this week, which would ultimately result in subsidized purses for horse racing in the Garden State, that has not muffled the cry for the implementation of slot machines at the Meadowlands Racetrack...read on

NJ Residents Support Expanded Gaming

November 9, 2011:

Residents of New Jersey were asked yesterday via referendum how they felt about the legalization of sports wagering at the state's casinos and racetracks. And, to the pleasure of the New Jersey casino and horse racing industry, they let their feelings be known...read on

Equine Study Reveals Challenges Ahead

August 29, 2011:

Equine Canada has released its 2010 Canadian Equine Industry Profile Study -- the State of the Industry -- with demographic and economic information revealing that Canada’s equine industry faces some challenges in the future although it plays a significant role in the country’s overall economic health...read on


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