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Committee Members Defend Indiana Subsidy

March 29, 2011:

Indiana legislators are currently working on a two-year, $28 billion budget which could see the state's subsidy to its horse racing industry cut by more than half. Many are calling for such a move, although influential legislator Luke Kenley has explained why the current structure results in a financial boon for the state...read on

Uproar Over Results Of Whipping Study

January 28, 2011:

A recent peer-reviewed study into the use of the whip in horse races has determined that the act of whipping a horse does not make a difference to the outcome of a race...read on

New U.S. Restrictions On Aranesp, Epogen?

October 14, 2010:

It has been reported that the United States' Food and Drug Administration is concerned that erythropoiesis-stimulating agents (ESAs) such as Epogen, Aranesp and...read on

Study: Gene Mutation Affects West Nile Vulnerability In Horses

May 14, 2010:

According to a report, researchers have found that horses with a particular mutated gene increases their susceptibility to contract West Nile Virus....read on

Study: Barn Workers At Respiratory Risk

November 20, 2009:

According to a questionnaire study undertaken earlier this year by investigators at Tufts University's Cummings School of Veterinary Medicine, it is estimated that 4.6 million Americans involved in th...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

IER To Present Results Tonight At Fraser

December 17, 2008:

The BC Standardbred Association has announced that the results of a size and scope study commissioned by the BC Horse (thoroughbred and standardbred) Racing Industry will be presented tonight at Fraser Downs....read on

Hair Determines Dominant Hoof?

November 25, 2008:

Researchers in the Republic of Ireland have said that the direction of the hair on a horse's head curls can determine whether the animal is left or right-handed....read on


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